Scherz Family History

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Scherz Name Meaning

German and Jewish: variant spelling of Schertz.

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

Similar surnames: Scherr, Schmelz, Scherf, Schertz, Scher, Scherff, Schulz, Schwer

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Scherz Family Origin

Where is the Scherz family from?

Scherz Family Occupations

What did your Scherz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Mechanic and Assistant Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Scherz. 8% of Scherz men worked as a Mechanic and 6% of Scherz women worked as an Assistant Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scherz were Truck Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Mechanic
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Assistant Clerk
  • Balles Dana
  • Bookeeper
  • Clerk

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

Scherz Historical Records

What Scherz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Scherz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scherz 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 812 immigration records available for the last name Scherz. 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 Scherz. For the veterans among your Scherz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scherz Life Expectancy

What is the average Scherz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Scherz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Scherz in 1953 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scherz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scherz 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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