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Schule Name Meaning

occupational name for a maker or repairer of shoes, from a diminutive of Middle High German schuoch ‘shoe’ (see Schuh). variant of Schiele ‘cross-eyed’, altered by folk etymology in such a way that it conforms to the German word Schule ‘school’.

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


Similar surnames: Schuele, Schuler, Schul, Schull, Schulte, Scholl, Schur, Schalk

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Where is the Schule family from?

You can see how Schule families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schule family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Schule families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Schule families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 75% of all the recorded Schule's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Schule families in 1911.
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What did your Schule ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmers Son was the top reported job for people in the CA named Schule. 67% of Schule men worked as a Farmers Son.

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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

  • Farmers Son
    67%
  • Farmer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Schule. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schule 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schule. 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 25,000 military records available for the last name Schule. For the veterans among your Schule ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schule lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schule life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Schule in 1962 was 79, and 86 in 2004.

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