Schuerger Family History

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Schuerger Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German (Schürger): nickname for a harsh master (a ‘slave driver’), from an agent derivative of Middle High German schürgen ‘to push or drive’.

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

Similar surnames: Scherzer, Scherger, Schweiger, Scherber, Scherer, Schreier, Schaefer

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Schuerger Family Origin

Where is the Schuerger family from?

Schuerger Family Occupations

What did your Schuerger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Painter and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schuerger. 7% of Schuerger men worked as a Painter and 20% of Schuerger women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schuerger were Brewery and Admitting Office

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Painter
  • Laborer
  • Baker
  • Brewery

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Stenographer
  • Secretary
  • Admitting Office

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

Schuerger Historical Records

What Schuerger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 932 census records available for the last name Schuerger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schuerger 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 218 immigration records available for the last name Schuerger. 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 230 military records available for the last name Schuerger. For the veterans among your Schuerger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schuerger Life Expectancy

What is the average Schuerger lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Schuerger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Schuerger in 1959 was 66, and 81 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schuerger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schuerger 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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