Schoeff Family History

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Schoeff Name Meaning

German (Schöff): in most cases a variant of Schiff; in some cases an occupational name from Middle High German scheffe ‘lay assessor at a court, juror’ (Modern German Schiffe).

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

Similar surnames: Schaff, Schiff, Schleif, Schnepf, Schopf, Schoff, Schoof, Schenk

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Schoeff Family Origin

Where is the Schoeff family from?

Schoeff Family Occupations

What did your Schoeff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schoeff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Schoeff's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schoeff.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schoeff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schoeff Historical Records

What Schoeff family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 990 census records available for the last name Schoeff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schoeff 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 107 immigration records available for the last name Schoeff. 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 305 military records available for the last name Schoeff. For the veterans among your Schoeff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schoeff Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoeff lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schoeff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Schoeff in 1963 was 77, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoeff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoeff 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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