Schindel Family History

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Schindel Name Meaning

German (southern and eastern) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for someone who made or laid roof tiles, from Middle High German schindel, German Schindel ‘shingle’, ‘wooden tile’. South German: habitational name from places named Schindel or Schindeln in Baden.

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

Similar surnames: Schindler, Sindel, Schiedel, Schissel, Spindel, Schimmel, Schiefer

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Schindel Family Origin

Where is the Schindel family from?

Schindel Family Occupations

What did your Schindel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Engine Attendant and Dancer physical Trainer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Schindel. 25% of Schindel men worked as an Engine Attendant and 20% of Schindel women worked as a Dancer physical Trainer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schindel were Poultry Farmer and School Mistress

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Engine Attendant
  • Leader Expert For 46 Years
  • Nurseryman Heavy Working
  • Poultry Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Dancer physical Trainer
  • House Palourmaid
  • Household Duties
  • School Mistress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Schindel Historical Records

What Schindel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Schindel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schindel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schindel. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Schindel. For the veterans among your Schindel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schindel Life Expectancy

What is the average Schindel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Schindel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Schindel in 1951 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schindel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schindel 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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