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Schull Name Meaning

possibly a variant of Scholl or Schul. alternatively, perhaps a derogatory nickname from Schüll ‘lout’, Middle High German schülle.

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

Similar surnames: Scholl, Schell, Schule, Schall, Schaul, Schul, Schulz, Scull, Schuld

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Where is the Schull family from?

You can see how Schull families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schull family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Schull families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Schull families living in Nova Scotia. This was 100% of all the recorded Schull's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Schull families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schull surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schull ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schull. 26% of Schull men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Schull women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schull were Truck Driver and Housework.

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Schull. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schull 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 Schull. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Schull. For the veterans among your Schull ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schull lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Schull life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Schull in 1960 was 35, and 81 in 2004.

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