Scherling Family History

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Scherling Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with a short haircut or a hairstyle like a monk’s, from regional Scherling ‘shearling’, ‘shorn sheep’.

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


Similar surnames: Schelling, Sterling, Schierling, Sperling, Scheihing, Schilling

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Scherling Family Origin

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Scherling Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Bologna Maker

    11%
  • Book Keeper

    11%
  • Butcher

    11%

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In 1880, Laborer, Bologna Maker and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scherling. A less common occupation for the Scherling family was Butcher. The most common Scherling occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Scherling's were Laborers.

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Scherling Historical Records

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Scherling Life Expectancy

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