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Schaerer Name Meaning

Variant of German Scherer, found in this spelling especially in Alsace-Lorraine.

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


Similar surnames: Scharer, Schierer, Scheerer, Scherer, Schearer, Scherrer, Schairer

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Schaerer Family Origin

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Schaerer Family Occupations

What did your Schaerer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cloth Sponger and Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schaerer. The most common Schaerer occupation in the USA was Cloth Sponger. 50% of Schaerer's were Cloth Spongers.

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  • Cloth Sponger

    50%
  • Grocer

    50%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Schaerer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schaerer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schaerer 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 Schaerer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Schaerer. For the veterans among your Schaerer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schaerer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schaerer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Schaerer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Schaerer in 1960 was 51, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schaerer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schaerer 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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