Schoenherr Family History

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Schoenherr Name Meaning

German (Schönherr): nickname for someone who gave himself airs and graces, from Middle High German schœn ‘fine’ (see Schoen 1) + herre ‘lord’, ‘gentleman’.

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


Similar surnames: Schoenleber, Schoemer, Schoenfeld, Schlenker, Schoenhals, Schoeneck

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Schoenherr Family Origin

Where is the Schoenherr family from?

Schoenherr Family Occupations

What did your Schoenherr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schoenherr occupation in the USA was Tailor. 18% of Schoenherr's were Tailors. Tailor, Butcher and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schoenherr. A less common occupation for the Schoenherr family was Cigarmaker.

View Census data for Schoenherr | Data not to scale

  • Tailor

    18%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Cigarmaker

    9%

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

Schoenherr Historical Records

What Schoenherr family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Schoenherr Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoenherr lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Schoenherr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schoenherr in 1955 was 44, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoenherr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoenherr 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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