Scharfenberg Family History

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Scharfenberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of a number of places so named, for example in Moravia and near Meissen.

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


Similar surnames: Schulenberg, Schnakenberg, Schulenburg, Schoenberg, Ehrenberg

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Scharfenberg Family Origin

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Scharfenberg Family Occupations

What did your Scharfenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scharfenberg. A less common occupation for the Scharfenberg family was Bar Tender. The most common Scharfenberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Scharfenberg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Tailor

    11%
  • Bar Tender

    6%

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Scharfenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Scharfenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Scharfenberg lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Scharfenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Scharfenberg in 1952 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scharfenberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scharfenberg 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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