Schiffbauer Family History

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Schiffbauer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a shipbuilder, from Middle High German schif ‘ship’ + an agent derivative of buwen ‘to build’.

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


Similar surnames: Schiffhauer, Schiffer, Schiffler, Steinbauer, Schaefbauer, Schaffter

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Schiffbauer Family Origin

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Schiffbauer Family Occupations

What did your Schiffbauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schiffbauer family was Hardware Merchant. Boot & Shoe Maker, Farming and Grocery Hardware were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schiffbauer. The most common Schiffbauer occupation in the USA was Boot & Shoe Maker. 25% of Schiffbauer's were Boot & Shoe Makers.

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  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    25%
  • Farming

    25%
  • Grocery Hardware

    25%
  • Hardware Merchant

    25%

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Schiffbauer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schiffbauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schiffbauer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Schiffbauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Schiffbauer in 1944 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schiffbauer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schiffbauer 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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