Schau Family History

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Schau Name Meaning

North German form of Schuh. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in southeastern Norway named Skau, from Old Norse skógr ‘wood’, ‘forest’.

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


Similar surnames: Schou, Schaub, Shaw, Schaul, Schar, Schu, Schur, Hau, Scharp, Shad

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Schau Family Origin

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Schau Family Occupations

What did your Schau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schau family was School Teacher. The most common Schau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Schau's were Farmers. Farmer, Grocer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schau.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Grocer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • School Teacher

    17%

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

Schau Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schau Life Expectancy

What is the average Schau lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Schau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Schau in 1954 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schau 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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