Schiffhauer Family History

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Schiffhauer Name Meaning

occupational name for a shipbuilder, from Middle High German schif ‘ship’ + an agent derivative of hauen ‘to cut or hew’. variant of Scheffauer, a habitational name for someone from any of several places named Scheffau.

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


Similar surnames: Schiffbauer, Schiffer, Schiffler, Schieber, Schlotthauer, Schaffer

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Schiffhauer Family Origin

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Schiffhauer Family Occupations

What did your Schiffhauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Carpenter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schiffhauer. The most common Schiffhauer occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 40% of Schiffhauer's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Schiffhauer family was Team Driver.

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  • Keeping House

    40%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Coal Miner

    20%
  • Team Driver

    20%

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Schiffhauer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schiffhauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schiffhauer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schiffhauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Schiffhauer in 1962 was 70, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schiffhauer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schiffhauer 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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