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Schuler Name Meaning

South German (also Schüler): occupational name for a scholar or a student training to be a priest, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schuol(e) ‘school’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a Talmudic scholar or the sexton of a synagogue, from an agent derivative of Yiddish shul ‘synagogue’.

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

Similar surnames: Scheler, Schuder, Scholer, Schule, Schul, Schuller, Schomer, Schutter

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Where is the Schuler family from?

You can see how Schuler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schuler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Schuler families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 55 Schuler families living in Ontario. This was about 57% of all the recorded Schuler's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Schuler families in 1911.
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What did your Schuler ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Schuler. 70% of Schuler men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Helper
  • Teacher

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 63,000 census records available for the last name Schuler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schuler 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Schuler. 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 26,000 military records available for the last name Schuler. For the veterans among your Schuler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schuler lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Schuler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Schuler in 1946 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

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