Schnall Family History

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Schnall Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a maker of buckles, Middle High German snalle, German Schnalle.

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

Similar surnames: Schall, Schnell, Schmalz, Schaul, Schnarr, Scholl, Schnabel, Schaal

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Schnall Family Origin

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Schnall Family Occupations

What did your Schnall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schnall occupation in the USA was Comm Laborer. 20% of Schnall's were Comm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Schnall family was Varnisher. Comm Laborer, Painter and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schnall.

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  • Comm Laborer

  • Painter

  • Retired Farmer

  • Varnisher


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Schnall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schnall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schnall 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 917 immigration records available for the last name Schnall. 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 455 military records available for the last name Schnall. For the veterans among your Schnall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schnall Life Expectancy

What is the average Schnall lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Schnall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schnall in 1958 was 48, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schnall

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