Schu Family History

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Schu Name Meaning

Variant of German Schuh.

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

Similar surnames: Schue, Schug, Schur, Schau, Schul, Schuh, Schule, Schum, Schrum

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Schu Family Origin

Where is the Schu family from?

Schu Family Occupations

What did your Schu ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schu occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Schu's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schu. A less common occupation for the Schu family was Sewing.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Sewing


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

Schu Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schu Life Expectancy

What is the average Schu lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Schu in 1962 was 71, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schu

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schu 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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