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Scherzinger Family History

Scherzinger Name Meaning

Swiss German: habitational name for someone from Scherzingen on Lake Constance.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sterzinger, Schechinger, Scherzer, Herlinger, Schlinger, Heringer

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Where is the Scherzinger family from?

You can see how Scherzinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scherzinger family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Scherzinger families were found in and the USA in 1880and the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 37 Scherzinger families living in Missouri. This was about 47% of all the recorded Scherzinger's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Scherzinger families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Scherzinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Scherzinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Scherzinger. 17% of Scherzinger men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Scherzinger women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scherzinger were Machinist and Secretary.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Assembler
    13%
  • Machinist
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    34%
  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Saleslady
    17%
  • Secretary
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Scherzinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scherzinger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 487 immigration records available for the last name Scherzinger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 533 military records available for the last name Scherzinger. For the veterans among your Scherzinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scherzinger lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Scherzinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Scherzinger in 1944 was 24, and 83 in 2004.

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