Schabel Family History

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Schabel Name Meaning

South German: nickname from Middle High German schaben ‘to scratch’, ‘shave’, ‘strain’, for someone who worked hard, or an occupational nickname for a barber or carpenter (see Schaber).

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

Similar surnames: Schadel, Schamel, Schubel, Schaber, Schnabel, Schober, Schiebel

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Schabel Family Origin

Where is the Schabel family from?

Schabel Family Occupations

What did your Schabel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Keeps House and Cigar Manu. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schabel. A less common occupation for the Schabel family was Clerk In Store. The most common Schabel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Schabel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House

  • Cigar Manu.

  • Clerk In Store


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

Schabel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schabel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schabel 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 789 immigration records available for the last name Schabel. 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 731 military records available for the last name Schabel. For the veterans among your Schabel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schabel Life Expectancy

What is the average Schabel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schabel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schabel in 1957 was 33, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schabel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schabel 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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