Schave Family History

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Schave Name Meaning

Dutch: derivative of Dutch schouwen ‘to inspect’, hence an occupational name for an inspector of weights and measures in a market. Compare Shaver. North German variant of Schaab 1.

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


Similar surnames: Shaver, Schade, Schake, Schalk, Schaal, Schrage, Schaab, Shave

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Schave Family Origin

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Schave Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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In 1880, Farmer, Coal Miner and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schave. A less common occupation for the Schave family was Keeping House. The most common Schave occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Schave's were Farmers.

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Schave Historical Records

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Schave Life Expectancy

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