Scharrer Family History

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Scharrer Name Meaning

from an agent derivative of Middle High German scharren ‘to scrape or scratch’; an occupational name for a wool carder, or a nickname for a miser. habitational name for someone from any of various places, such as Scharr in Switzerland, Bavaria, and the Upper Palatinate, or Scharre in Saxony, named with Old High German scara ‘wooded area’.

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


Similar surnames: Scherzer, Schaefer, Schaller, Schirmer, Scheurer, Scherer, Schaffer

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Scharrer Family Origin

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Scharrer Family Occupations

What did your Scharrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Scharrer family was Cigar Maker. The most common Scharrer occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Scharrer's were Laborers. Laborer, Bookkeeper and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scharrer.

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Bookkeeper

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Cigar Maker

    8%

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Scharrer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Scharrer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scharrer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Scharrer. 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 Scharrer. For the veterans among your Scharrer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scharrer Life Expectancy

What is the average Scharrer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Scharrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Scharrer in 1961 was 72, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scharrer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scharrer 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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