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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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Scheurer Family Origin

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Scheurer Family Occupations

What did your Scheurer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Scheurer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Scheurer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Scheurer family was Bar Tender. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheurer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Bar Tender


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Scheurer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Scheurer Historical Records

What Scheurer family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Scheurer Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheurer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scheurer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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