Scherer Family History

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Scherer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a sheep-shearer or someone who used scissors to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excessive nap, from German Scherer, Yiddish sherer, agent derivatives of Middle High German scheren ‘to shear’.

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


Similar surnames: Scherzer, Scheuer, Scherber, Scheer, Scheler, Scheerer, Scheurer

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Scherer Family Origin

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Scherer Family Occupations

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  • Cooper

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Telegraph Operator

    33%

In 1881, Cooper and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Scherer. The most common Scherer occupation in Canada was Cooper. 33% of Scherer's were Coopers. A less common occupation for the Scherer family was Telegraph Operator.

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Scherer Historical Records

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Scherer Life Expectancy

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