Schear Family History

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Schear Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Schaer.

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


Similar surnames: Scherr, Schar, Schearer, Schehr, Schaar, Scheer, Scher, Scherz

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Schear Family Origin

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Schear Family Occupations

What did your Schear ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schear. A less common occupation for the Schear family was Keeping House. The most common Schear occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Schear's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Schear Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schear Life Expectancy

What is the average Schear lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schear in 1963 was 71, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schear

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schear 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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