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Schuder Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so called near Köthen (now called Scheuder). North German (Schüder): occupational name for a worker in a mill, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German schudden ‘to tip or pour (grain)’.

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


Similar surnames: Schuler, Schader, Schumer, Schauder, Schadler, Scheurer, Scher

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Where is the Schuder family from?

You can see how Schuder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schuder family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Schuder families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Schuder families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Schuder's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Schuder families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schuder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schuder ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schuder. 30% of Schuder men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Schuder women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schuder were Farm Laborer and Cook.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    30%
  • Bookkeeper
    14%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Cook
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schuder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schuder 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 600 immigration records available for the last name Schuder. 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 912 military records available for the last name Schuder. For the veterans among your Schuder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schuder lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Schuder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schuder in 1957 was 45, and 93 in 2003.

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