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Scholl Name Meaning

German and Dutch: nickname for a lumpish person or a farmer, from Middle High German, Middle Dutch scholle ‘clod of earth’. Dutch and North German: from Middle Dutch scholle, schulle ‘flounder’, ‘plaice’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or a fish seller, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a flouder. German (Schöll): variant of Schell.

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


Similar surnames: Schall, Schroll, Schild, Schull, Schell, Schmoll, Schott, Scholer

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Where is the Scholl family from?

You can see how Scholl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scholl family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Scholl families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 23 Scholl families living in Ontario. This was about 96% of all the recorded Scholl's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Scholl families in 1911.
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What did your Scholl ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Scholl. .

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Scholl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scholl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Scholl. 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 Cards

There are 15,000 military records available for the last name Scholl. For the veterans among your Scholl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scholl lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Scholl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Scholl in 1944 was 22, and 74 in 2004.

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