Schachter Family History

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Schachter Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schechter.

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

Similar surnames: Schachner, Schacher, Schacter, Schechter, Schlachter, Schlechter

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Schachter Family Origin

Where is the Schachter family from?

Schachter Family Occupations

What did your Schachter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schachter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Schachter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schachter family was Conductor Rr. Farmer, Baker and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schachter.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Coal Miner

  • Conductor Rr


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schachter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schachter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schachter Life Expectancy

What is the average Schachter lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Schachter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Schachter in 1959 was 51, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schachter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schachter 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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