Scheuer Family History

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Scheuer Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German schiur(e), German Scheuer ‘barn’, ‘granary’, a topographic name for someone who lived near a tithe-barn. As a German name it could also be a metonymic occupational name for an official responsible for receiving the tithes of agricultural produce rendered. Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name from German Scheuer ‘barn’ .

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

Similar surnames: Scheurer, Scherer, Scheer, Schauer, Scheler, Scheier, Steuer, Scheper

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Scheuer Family Origin

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Scheuer Family Occupations

What did your Scheuer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Scheuer occupation in Canada was Butcher. 50% of Scheuer's were Butchers. Butcher and Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Scheuer.

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  • Butcher

  • Merchant


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

Scheuer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Scheuer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheuer 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Scheuer. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Scheuer. For the veterans among your Scheuer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scheuer Life Expectancy

What is the average Scheuer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Scheuer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Scheuer in 1953 was 35, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheuer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scheuer 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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