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Schaul Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from Middle Dutch scholle, schulle, Middle Low German schulle, Middle High German schülle ‘plaice’, either a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or seller of these fish, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a plaice. Compare Scholl 2. Dutch and German: nickname for a short, thickset person, from Middle Dutch, Middle High German scholle ‘clod of earth’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Schaul (see Saul).

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


Similar surnames: Schaal, Schaum, Schall, Schaub, Schul, Schur, Schatz, Schaaf, Schuh

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Schaul Family Origin

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Schaul Family Occupations

What did your Schaul ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schaul occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Schaul's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Schaul family was Dealer In Clothing. Carpenter, Farmer and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaul.

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Day Laborer

    10%
  • Dealer In Clothing

    10%

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

Schaul Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schaul Life Expectancy

What is the average Schaul lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schaul life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Schaul in 1957 was 72, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schaul 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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