Scherger Family History

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Scherger Name Meaning

Possibly a variant of German Scherge, an occupational name for a (court) messenger, Middle High German scherge.

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

Similar surnames: Scherber, Scherer, Scherzer, Schermer, Schuerger, Scheer, Scheuer

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Scherger Family Origin

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Scherger Family Occupations

What did your Scherger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Scherger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Scherger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Scherger family was Laundress. Farmer, Cooper and Keeps Restaurant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scherger.

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  • Farmer

  • Cooper

  • Keeps Restaurant

  • Laundress


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

Scherger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Scherger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scherger 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 711 immigration records available for the last name Scherger. 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 528 military records available for the last name Scherger. For the veterans among your Scherger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scherger Life Expectancy

What is the average Scherger lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Scherger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Scherger in 1942 was 40, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scherger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scherger 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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