Schul Family History

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Schul Name Meaning

German: variant of Schule. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a Talmudic scholar or the sexton of a synagogue, from Yiddish shul ‘synagogue’. Compare Schuler.

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

Similar surnames: Schaul, Schur, Schuh, Schule, Schut, Schulz, Schild, Schum, Schumm

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Schul Family Origin

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Schul Family Occupations

What did your Schul ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Schul occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Schul's were Farmers. Farmer and Weaver were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schul.

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  • Farmer

  • Weaver


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Schul Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Schul. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schul 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schul. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Schul. For the veterans among your Schul ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schul Life Expectancy

What is the average Schul lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schul life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Schul in 1962 was 63, and 63 in 2004.

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