Scarr Family History

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Scarr Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Old Norse sker ‘rock’, later dialect scar ‘rocky cliff’.

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

Similar surnames: Sparr, Schor, Schorr, Starr, Carr, Score, Spark, Darr, Skaar, Start

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Scarr Family Origin

Where is the Scarr family from?

Scarr Family Occupations

What did your Scarr ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Scarr family was Nurse. The most common Scarr occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Scarr's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scarr.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Minister

  • Nurse


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

Scarr Historical Records

What Scarr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Scarr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scarr 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 Scarr. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 824 military records available for the last name Scarr. For the veterans among your Scarr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scarr Life Expectancy

What is the average Scarr lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Scarr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Scarr in 1963 was 75, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scarr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scarr 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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