Schnall Family History

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Schnall Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a maker of buckles, Middle High German snalle, German Schnalle.

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


Similar surnames: Schall, Schnell, Schmalz, Schaul, Schnarr, Scholl, Schnabel, Schaal

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Schnall Family Origin

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Schnall Family Occupations

What did your Schnall ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schnall. 28% of Schnall men worked as a Salesman and 15% of Schnall women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schnall were Clerk and Bookeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    28%
  • Shipping Clerk
    11%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    15%
  • Operator
    15%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Bookeeper
    15%

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

Schnall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schnall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schnall 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 917 immigration records available for the last name Schnall. 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 455 military records available for the last name Schnall. For the veterans among your Schnall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schnall Life Expectancy

What is the average Schnall lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Schnall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schnall in 1958 was 48, and 91 in 2004.

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