Schoenig Family History

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Schoenig Name Meaning

German (Schönig): probably a habitational name from any of several places named Schöning or Schöningen.

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


Similar surnames: Schoening, Schoenberg, Schwing, Schneid, Schoen, Hoenig, Schlenz

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Schoenig Family Origin

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Schoenig Family Occupations

What did your Schoenig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Cooper and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schoenig. The most common Schoenig occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 13% of Schoenig's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Schoenig family was Keeps House.

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  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Cooper

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeps House

    13%

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Schoenig Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schoenig Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoenig lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2003, in the United States, Schoenig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Schoenig in 1949 was 47, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoenig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoenig 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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