Schamber Family History

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Schamber Name Meaning

German: nickname for a shy, bashful person, from Middle High German schambære ‘modest’, ‘bashful’.

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

Similar surnames: Schamel, Schauder, Schomer, Schaller, Schacher, Schabel, Scharrer

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Schamber Family Origin

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Schamber Family Occupations

What did your Schamber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schamber occupation in the USA was Cabinet. 9% of Schamber's were Cabinets. Cabinet, Carpenter and Dealer In Grain were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schamber. A less common occupation for the Schamber family was Farmer.

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  • Cabinet

  • Carpenter

  • Dealer In Grain

  • Farmer


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

Schamber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schamber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schamber 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schamber. 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 Schamber. For the veterans among your Schamber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schamber Life Expectancy

What is the average Schamber lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Schamber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Schamber in 1956 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schamber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schamber 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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