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Scheurer Name Meaning

topographic or occupational name, from Middle High German schiur(e) ‘barn’, ‘granary’ + the agent suffix -er (see Scheuer). habitational name for someone from Scheuren near Euskirchen.

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


Similar surnames: Scheuer, Scherer, Schetter, Scheerer, Scherzer, Scharrer, Theurer

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Where is the Scheurer family from?

You can see how Scheurer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scheurer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Scheurer families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Scheurer family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Scheurer's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Scheurer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Scheurer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Scheurer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Scheurer. 17% of Scheurer men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Scheurer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scheurer were Farming and Maid.

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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%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farming
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Housewife
    18%
  • Housework
    15%
  • Maid
    8%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Scheurer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheurer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Scheurer. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Scheurer. For the veterans among your Scheurer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scheurer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Scheurer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Scheurer in 1960 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

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