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Schaich Family History

Schaich Name Meaning

South German (Württemberg): variant of Scheu.

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

Similar surnames: Schoch, Schuch, Schach, Schmith, Schack, Schaab, Schaupp, Schwoch

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Where is the Schaich family from?

You can see how Schaich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schaich family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Schaich families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Schaich families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Schaich's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Schaich families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schaich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schaich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Superintendent were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schaich. 35% of Schaich men worked as a Laborer.

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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
  • Farmer
  • Baker
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Superintendent
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What Schaich family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schaich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schaich 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 491 immigration records available for the last name Schaich. 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 917 military records available for the last name Schaich. For the veterans among your Schaich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schaich lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Schaich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Schaich in 1963 was 61, and 77 in 2003.

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