Schoenwald Family History

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Schoenwald Name Meaning

German (Schönwald) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places named Schönwald. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German schön ‘beautiful’ + Wald ‘forest’.

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


Similar surnames: Schoenfeld, Schoenthal, Schoendorf, Seewald, Rosenwald, Schoenbaum

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Schoenwald Family Origin

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Schoenwald Family Occupations

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  • House Carpenter

    50%
  • Letter Carrier

    50%

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In 1880, the most common Schoenwald occupation in the USA was House Carpenter. 50% of Schoenwald's were House Carpenters. House Carpenter and Letter Carrier were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schoenwald.

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Schoenwald Historical Records

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Schoenwald Life Expectancy

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