Schaap Family History

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Schaap Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from Middle Low German, Dutch schap ‘sheep’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a shepherd, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a sheep in some way, or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a sheep. Compare Schaaf.

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


Similar surnames: Schaaf, Schaal, Schaar, Schaab, Schamp, Schaul, Schwan, Schaub

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Schaap Family Origin

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Schaap Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Dentist

    4%
  • Druggist

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schaap family was Druggist. The most common Schaap occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Schaap's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Dentist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaap.

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Schaap Historical Records

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Schaap Life Expectancy

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