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Scholer Name Meaning

German: status name from Middle Low German scholer ‘scholar’, ‘pupil’ (especially one studying to be a clergyman). German: nickname for someone with money, Middle High German scholære. English: variant spelling of Scholar.

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


Similar surnames: Schuler, Schober, Scheler, Schomer, Scholl, Schorr, Schoer, Schwer

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Scholer Family Origin

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Scholer Family Occupations

What did your Scholer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Scholer. 16% of Scholer men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Scholer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scholer were Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Secretary
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%

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

Scholer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Scholer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scholer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Scholer. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Scholer. For the veterans among your Scholer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scholer Life Expectancy

What is the average Scholer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Scholer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Scholer in 1961 was 58, and 80 in 2004.

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