Schoffstall Family History

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Schoffstall Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Schafstall, probably a metonymic occupational name for a shepherd or a maker of hurdles, from Middle High German schaf ‘sheep’ + stall ‘stall’, ‘pen’.

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


Similar surnames: Shoffstall, Schnall, Schappell, Scholl, Schaffter, Schmalz

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Schoffstall Family Origin

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Schoffstall Family Occupations

What did your Schoffstall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schoffstall occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Schoffstall's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Schoffstall family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schoffstall.

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Shoe Maker

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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Schoffstall Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schoffstall Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoffstall lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Schoffstall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schoffstall in 1959 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoffstall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoffstall 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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