Schindler Family History

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Schindler Name Meaning

German (southern and eastern) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone who made or laid wooden roof tiles, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schindel, German Schindel ‘shingle’. South German: habitational name from places named Schindel or Schindeln (see Schindel).

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


Similar surnames: Schindel, Spindler, Schiller, Shingler, Schadler, Scheiner, Schiffler

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Schindler Family Origin

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Schindler Family Occupations

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  • Housekeeper

    14%
  • Instru Maker (10/3 Ga)

    14%
  • Schoolmaster

    14%
  • Sketchmaker To Calico Printer

    14%

In 1881, Housekeeper, Instru Maker (10/3 Ga) and Schoolmaster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schindler. A less common occupation for the Schindler family was Sketchmaker To Calico Printer. The most common Schindler occupation in the UK was Housekeeper. 14% of Schindler's were Housekeepers.

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Schindler Historical Records

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Schindler Life Expectancy

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