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Scholer Name Meaning

German: status name from Middle Low German scholer ‘scholar’, ‘pupil’ (especially one studying to be a clergyman). German: nickname for someone with money, Middle High German scholære. English: variant spelling of Scholar.

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

Similar surnames: Schuler, Schober, Scheler, Schomer, Scholl, Schorr, Schoer, Schwer

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Scholer Family Origin

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Scholer Family Occupations

What did your Scholer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scholer. A less common occupation for the Scholer family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Scholer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Scholer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Cabinet Maker


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

Scholer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Scholer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scholer 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 Scholer. 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 Scholer. For the veterans among your Scholer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scholer Life Expectancy

What is the average Scholer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Scholer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Scholer in 1961 was 58, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scholer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scholer 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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