Scharrer Family History

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Scharrer Name Meaning

from an agent derivative of Middle High German scharren ‘to scrape or scratch’; an occupational name for a wool carder, or a nickname for a miser. habitational name for someone from any of various places, such as Scharr in Switzerland, Bavaria, and the Upper Palatinate, or Scharre in Saxony, named with Old High German scara ‘wooded area’.

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

Similar surnames: Scherzer, Schaefer, Schaller, Schirmer, Scheurer, Scherer, Schaffer

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Scharrer Family Origin

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Scharrer Family Occupations

What did your Scharrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated Drachanger and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Scharrer. 50% of Scharrer men worked as an Incapacitated Drachanger

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated Drachanger
  • Retail Fancy Goods Header Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Scharrer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Scharrer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scharrer 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 772 immigration records available for the last name Scharrer. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Scharrer. For the veterans among your Scharrer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scharrer Life Expectancy

What is the average Scharrer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Scharrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Scharrer in 1961 was 72, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scharrer

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