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Schall Surname Meaning

German: nickname for a braggart or for a market crier from Middle High German schal ‘noise’ ‘bragging’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Schall ‘sound’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Schaul, Schnall, Scholl, Schell, Schaal, Schatz, Schalk, Schmalz

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Where is the Schall family from?

You can see how Schall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Schall families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 16 Schall families living in Alberta. This was about 38% of all the recorded Schall's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Schall families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schall ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Schall. 75% of Schall men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Schall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schall 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Schall. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Schall. For the veterans among your Schall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schall lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Schall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Schall in 1946 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

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