Schindler Family History

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Schindler Name Meaning

German (southern and eastern) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone who made or laid wooden roof tiles, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schindel, German Schindel ‘shingle’. South German: habitational name from places named Schindel or Schindeln (see Schindel).

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


Similar surnames: Schindel, Spindler, Schiller, Shingler, Schadler, Scheiner, Schiffler

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Schindler Family Origin

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Schindler Family Occupations

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  • Taylor

    75%
  • Blacksmith

    25%

In 1881, the most common Schindler occupation in Canada was Taylor. 75% of Schindler's were Taylors. Taylor and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schindler.

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Schindler Historical Records

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Schindler Life Expectancy

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