Schachner Family History

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Schachner Name Meaning

South German: variant of Schacher 2. Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish personal name Shakhne, of uncertain (probably Slavic) origin.

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

Similar surnames: Schacher, Schachter, Schechner, Schattner, Schechter, Schlachter

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Schachner Family Origin

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Schachner Family Occupations

What did your Schachner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schachner family was Keeping House. The most common Schachner occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Schachner's were Laborers. Laborer, Bar Room and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schachner.

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  • Laborer

  • Bar Room

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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Schachner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schachner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schachner 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 Schachner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 871 military records available for the last name Schachner. For the veterans among your Schachner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schachner Life Expectancy

What is the average Schachner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schachner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Schachner in 1962 was 83, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schachner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schachner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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