Schuff Family History

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Schuff Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of scoops and ladles, from Middle High German schuofe ‘ladle’.

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

Similar surnames: Schaff, Schiff, Stauff, Schule, Schaaf, Scheff, Schupp, Schoeff

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Schuff Family Origin

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Schuff Family Occupations

What did your Schuff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schuff. 7% of Schuff men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Schuff women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schuff were Salesman and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Saleslady
  • Waitress

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

Schuff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schuff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schuff 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 660 immigration records available for the last name Schuff. 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 Schuff. For the veterans among your Schuff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schuff Life Expectancy

What is the average Schuff lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schuff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Schuff in 1962 was 59, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schuff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schuff 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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