Shindledecker Family History

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Shindledecker Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schindeldecker, an occupational name for a roofer, composed of Middle High German schindel ‘shingle’, ‘wooden tile’ + an agent derivative of decken ‘to cover (a building)’, ‘to roof’.

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


Similar surnames: Shingledecker, Shiverdecker, Schindler, Spindler, Handwerker

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Shindledecker Family Origin

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Shindledecker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shindledecker family was Keeping House. The most common Shindledecker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Shindledecker's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shindledecker.

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Shindledecker Historical Records

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Shindledecker Life Expectancy

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