Schaan Family History

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Schaan Name Meaning

West German: Germanized form of French Jean, variant of Schan.

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


Similar surnames: Schaad, Schaab, Schaar, Schaak, Schang, Shan, Schain, Schaap, Schwan

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Schaan Family Origin

Where is the Schaan family from?

Schaan Family Occupations

What did your Schaan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schaan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Schaan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schaan family was Laborer. Farmer and Hotel Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schaan.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Hotel Keeper

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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

Schaan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schaan Life Expectancy

What is the average Schaan lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Schaan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Schaan in 1964 was 67, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schaan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schaan 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.

Famous Schaan Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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