Schaul Family History
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Schaul Name Meaning
Dutch and German: from Middle Dutch scholle, schulle, Middle Low German schulle, Middle High German schülle ‘plaice’, either a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or seller of these fish, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a plaice. Compare Scholl 2. Dutch and German: nickname for a short, thickset person, from Middle Dutch, Middle High German scholle ‘clod of earth’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Schaul (see Saul).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Schaal, Schaum, Schall, Schaub, Schul, Schur, Schatz, Schaaf, Schuh