Schane Family History

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Schane Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schön (see Schoen).

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


Similar surnames: Shane, Schone, Schaner, Schanen, Schang, Schaper, Schanke, Schade

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Schane Family Origin

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Schane Family Occupations

What did your Schane ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schane occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Schane's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schane. A less common occupation for the Schane family was Distiller.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Distiller

    5%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Schane Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schane Life Expectancy

What is the average Schane lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Schane in 1963 was 76, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schane

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schane 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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