Schenker Family History

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Schenker Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tavernkeeper, Middle High German schenker, German Schenker ‘tavernkeeper’.

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

Similar surnames: Schenkel, Schlenker, Schenk, Scheiner, Scheuer, Scherzer, Scherber

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Schenker Family Origin

Where is the Schenker family from?

Schenker Family Occupations

What did your Schenker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schenker occupation in the USA was Saloon Keeper. 33% of Schenker's were Saloon Keepers. Saloon Keeper, Gardener and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schenker. A less common occupation for the Schenker family was Upholster.

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  • Saloon Keeper

  • Gardener

  • Keeping House

  • Upholster


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

Schenker Historical Records

What Schenker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Schenker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schenker 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Schenker. 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 Schenker. For the veterans among your Schenker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schenker Life Expectancy

What is the average Schenker lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Schenker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schenker in 1958 was 60, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schenker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schenker 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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