Schierer Family History

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Schierer Name Meaning

South German: variant of Scheurer. North German: topographic name from a regional word schiere ‘boundary’, hence for someone who lived near a dividing line. Dutch: variant of Scheerer 1.

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


Similar surnames: Scheerer, Scherer, Scheuer, Schiefer, Schieber, Schoeder, Scheer

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Schierer Family Origin

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Schierer Family Occupations

What did your Schierer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schierer occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 33% of Schierer's were Brick Masons. A less common occupation for the Schierer family was Plasterer. Brick Mason and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schierer.

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  • Brick Mason

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Plasterer

    33%

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Schierer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schierer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schierer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schierer. 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 Schierer. For the veterans among your Schierer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schierer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schierer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Schierer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Schierer in 1946 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schierer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schierer 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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