Schakel Family History

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Schakel Name Meaning

German (Schäkel): habitational name from a place called Schäkeln in Lower Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Schaal, Schickel, Schake, Schadel, Schwake, Schabel, Schauer, Schave

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Schakel Family Origin

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Schakel Family Occupations

What did your Schakel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer and P.O. Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schakel. The most common Schakel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Schakel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • P.O. Clerk

    20%

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

Schakel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schakel Life Expectancy

What is the average Schakel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schakel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Schakel in 1962 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schakel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schakel 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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