Scheler Family History

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Scheler Name Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German scheln ‘to peel’, probably an occupational name for someone who peeled bark from trees for use in the tanning process.

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


Similar surnames: Schuler, Scherer, Scheuer, Scheer, Scholer, Scheper, Scheller, Sieler

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Scheler Family Origin

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Scheler Family Occupations

What did your Scheler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Scheler family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheler. The most common Scheler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Scheler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Scheler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Scheler Life Expectancy

What is the average Scheler lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Scheler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Scheler in 1955 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scheler 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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