Schoenbeck Family History

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Schoenbeck Name Meaning

North German (Schönbeck): topographic name from Middle Low German schone ‘beautiful’ + beke ‘creek’, or a habitational name from any of numerous places named Schönbeck or Schönebeck. It is also found as a Jewish name, in some cases ornamental rather than habitational. Belgian: habitational name from places in Belgium named Schoenbeek in Limburg, or Schoonbeek in West Flanders.

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

Similar surnames: Schoeneck, Schoenberg, Schoenrock, Schoenfeld, Seebeck, Schwanbeck

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Schoenbeck Family Origin

Where is the Schoenbeck family from?

Schoenbeck Family Occupations

What did your Schoenbeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schoenbeck. 36% of Schoenbeck men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Schoenbeck women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schoenbeck were Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Typist
  • Saleslady
  • Housewife

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

Schoenbeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schoenbeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schoenbeck 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 380 immigration records available for the last name Schoenbeck. 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 925 military records available for the last name Schoenbeck. For the veterans among your Schoenbeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schoenbeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoenbeck lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schoenbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Schoenbeck in 1963 was 79, and 64 in 2004.

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