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Schorn Name Meaning

South German: habitational name from a place so called in Bavaria, or an occupational name for someone who worked with a shovel, from Middle High German schor ‘shovel’.

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


Similar surnames: Schoen, Schorr, Thorn, Achorn, Horn, Schopp, Schork, Schott, Schwan

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Where is the Schorn family from?

You can see how Schorn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schorn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Schorn families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Schorn families living in Alberta. This was about 75% of all the recorded Schorn's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Schorn families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schorn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schorn ancestors do for a living?

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

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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 4,000 census records available for the last name Schorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schorn 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 920 immigration records available for the last name Schorn. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schorn. For the veterans among your Schorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schorn lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Schorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Schorn in 1945 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

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