Schilder Family History

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Schilder Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a shield maker or painter, from Middle High German schilt ‘shield’ + the agent suffix -er. Compare Schild. Dutch (de Schilder): occupational name for a painter of shields, a decorative painter, or a gilder, Middle Dutch schildere.

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


Similar surnames: Schild, Schipper, Schiller, Schuler, Schiffer, Schindler, Schieber

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Schilder Family Origin

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Schilder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Retail Grocer

    22%
  • Buying & Shipping Of Country Produce

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Schilder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Schilder's were Farmers. Farmer, Retail Grocer and Buying & Shipping Of Country Produce were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schilder. A less common occupation for the Schilder family was Keeping House.

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Schilder Historical Records

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Schilder Life Expectancy

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