Schober Family History

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Schober Name Meaning

German and Austrian: topographic name for someone who lived near or worked in a barn, from Middle High German schober ‘barn’, ‘haystack’.

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


Similar surnames: Scholer, Schomer, Schoer, Schopfer, Schoor, Hober, Schorr, Stober

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Schober Family Origin

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Schober Family Occupations

What did your Schober ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schober. 14% of Schober men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Schober women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schober were Truck Driver and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    14%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Seamstress
    10%
  • Teacher
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Schober Historical Records

What Schober family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Schober. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schober 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Schober. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Schober. For the veterans among your Schober ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schober Life Expectancy

What is the average Schober lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Schober life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schober in 1955 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schober

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schober 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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