Scharr Family History

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Scharr Name Meaning

South German: variant of Scharrer 2.

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


Similar surnames: Schorr, Schaer, Schar, Scherr, Scharer, Schurr, Scharf, Schor

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Scharr Family Origin

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Scharr Family Occupations

What did your Scharr ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Scharr. 7% of Scharr men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Scharr women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scharr were Farmer and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Farmer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    12%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Bookkeeper
    5%

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

Scharr Historical Records

What Scharr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Scharr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scharr 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 595 immigration records available for the last name Scharr. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Scharr. For the veterans among your Scharr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scharr Life Expectancy

What is the average Scharr lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Scharr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Scharr in 1949 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scharr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scharr 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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