Schiffler Family History

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Schiffler Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a piper, from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch schufelen ‘to whistle’, ‘to play the flute’. German: probably a variant of Low German Schüffler, an occupational name, a variant of Schaufler.

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


Similar surnames: Schiffer, Scheffler, Schindler, Schaffter, Schaffer, Schaeffler

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Schiffler Family Origin

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Schiffler Family Occupations

What did your Schiffler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schiffler family was Barber. The most common Schiffler occupation in the USA was Tailor. 13% of Schiffler's were Tailors. Tailor, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schiffler.

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  • Tailor

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Barber

    4%

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Schiffler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schiffler Life Expectancy

What is the average Schiffler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schiffler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Schiffler in 1962 was 84, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schiffler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schiffler 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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