Schoendorf Family History

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Schoendorf Name Meaning

German (Schöndorf) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of numerous places called Schöndorf, named as ‘beautiful village’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German schön ‘beautiful’ + Dorf ‘village’.

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

Similar surnames: Schoenberg, Schoenfeld, Schoenwald, Schoenborn, Schoenrock, Scherf

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Schoendorf Family Origin

Where is the Schoendorf family from?

Schoendorf Family Occupations

What did your Schoendorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schoendorf occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Schoendorf's were Laborers. Laborer, Basket Mkr and Keeps Milk Dairy were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schoendorf. A less common occupation for the Schoendorf family was Varnish Maker.

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  • Laborer

  • Basket Mkr

  • Keeps Milk Dairy

  • Varnish Maker


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schoendorf ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schoendorf Historical Records

What Schoendorf family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schoendorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schoendorf census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Schoendorf

Passenger List

There are 292 immigration records available for the last name Schoendorf. 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 267 military records available for the last name Schoendorf. For the veterans among your Schoendorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schoendorf Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoendorf lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Schoendorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Schoendorf in 1947 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoendorf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoendorf 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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