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Schader Name Meaning

German (Schäder): from an agent derivative of Middle High German schade ‘damage’ (see Schade 1), denoting a robber knight or someone who caused damage.

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


Similar surnames: Schade, Schuder, Schauer, Schadler, Schauder, Schadel, Scheler

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Where is the Schader family from?

You can see how Schader families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schader family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Schader families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Schader families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Schader's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Schader families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schader surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schader ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schader. 19% of Schader men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Schader women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schader were Proprietor and Clerk.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Painter
    10%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Teacher
    18%
  • Seamstress
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
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What Schader family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Schader. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schader census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 937 immigration records available for the last name Schader. 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 Cards

There are 921 military records available for the last name Schader. For the veterans among your Schader ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schader lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schader life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Schader in 1963 was 70, and 78 in 2004.

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