Schaab Family History

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Schaab Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for a carpenter, from Middle High German schabe ‘plane’, ‘scraper’. South German: habitational name from a place so called in Bohemia. Dutch: variant of Schaap.

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

Similar surnames: Schaal, Schaaf, Schaap, Schaar, Schwab, Schaub, Schaff, Schaul

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Schaab Family Origin

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Schaab Family Occupations

What did your Schaab ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Saleswoman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Schaab. 29% of Schaab men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Blacksmith
  • Carpenter
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Saleswoman

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

Schaab Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schaab. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schaab 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 832 immigration records available for the last name Schaab. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schaab. For the veterans among your Schaab ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schaab Life Expectancy

What is the average Schaab lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schaab life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schaab in 1957 was 41, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schaab

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schaab 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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