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Scheler Name Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German scheln ‘to peel’, probably an occupational name for someone who peeled bark from trees for use in the tanning process.

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

Similar surnames: Schuler, Scherer, Scheuer, Scheer, Scholer, Scheper, Scheller, Sieler

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Where is the Scheler family from?

You can see how Scheler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scheler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Scheler families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Scheler families living in Ontario. This was about 60% of all the recorded Scheler's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Scheler families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Scheler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Scheler ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Scheler. .

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Scheler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 687 immigration records available for the last name Scheler. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Scheler. For the veterans among your Scheler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scheler lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Scheler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Scheler in 1955 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

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