Schoenthal Family History

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Schoenthal Name Meaning

German (Schönthal) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name from Middle High German schœn ‘beautiful’ + tal ‘valley’, or a habitational name from any of several places called Schönthal or Schöntal. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German schön ‘beautiful’ + Tal ‘valley’, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with these elements (see 1 above).

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

Similar surnames: Schoenthaler, Schoenwald, Schoenstein, Lilienthal, Schoenfeld

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Schoenthal Family Origin

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Schoenthal Family Occupations

What did your Schoenthal ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schoenthal. 33% of Schoenthal men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Schoenthal women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schoenthal were Farm Hand and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Hand

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Housework

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

Schoenthal Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schoenthal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schoenthal 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 372 immigration records available for the last name Schoenthal. 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 255 military records available for the last name Schoenthal. For the veterans among your Schoenthal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schoenthal Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoenthal lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Schoenthal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Schoenthal in 1954 was 81, and 84 in 2004.

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