Schoon Family History

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Schoon Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: nickname from Middle Low German schone, Middle Dutch scoon ‘beautiful’. Compare Schoen.

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


Similar surnames: Schoen, Schoof, Scholl, Shoop, Schoor, Schock, Schorn, Schorr, Schwan

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Schoon Family Origin

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Schoon Family Occupations

What did your Schoon ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schoon ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Brickmaker

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Brickmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schoon. A less common occupation for the Schoon family was Butcher. The most common Schoon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Schoon's were Farmers.

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Schoon Historical Records

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Schoon Life Expectancy

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