Schaal Family History

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Schaal Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Schaala in Thuringia (so named from scalaha ‘dirty water’) or Lake Schaal on the Schaale river near Ratzeburg. German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for someone who made dishes (for scales), vessels for drinking, etc., from Middle Low German, Dutch schale ‘dish’.

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


Similar surnames: Schaul, Schaap, Schaab, Schaaf, Schaar, Staal, Schmal, Schall, Scholl

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Schaal Family Origin

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Schaal Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaal. The most common Schaal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Schaal's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schaal family was Farming.

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Schaal Historical Records

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Schaal Life Expectancy

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