Schoer Family History

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Schoer Name Meaning

North German (Schöer): occupational name for a shoemaker, from Middle Low German scho ‘shoe’ + agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Schoen, Scher, Schomer, Schoor, Scheer, Scholer, Schorr, Schober

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Schoer Family Origin

Where is the Schoer family from?

Schoer Family Occupations

What did your Schoer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schoer. 8% of Schoer men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Schoer women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schoer were Salesman and Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    8%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Operator
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Operator
    7%
  • Typist
    7%

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

Schoer Historical Records

What Schoer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schoer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schoer 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 647 immigration records available for the last name Schoer. 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 428 military records available for the last name Schoer. For the veterans among your Schoer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schoer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Schoer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Schoer in 1961 was 57, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoer 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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