Schoof Family History

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Schoof Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from Middle Low German schof, Middle Dutch scoof ‘sheaf’, possibly a metonymic occupational name for a sheaf-binder. Variant of Schaaf.

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


Similar surnames: Schoor, Schoon, Schoop, Schopf, Scholl, Schoff, Shoop, Schott, Schorr

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Schoof Family Origin

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Schoof Family Occupations

What did your Schoof ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Inspector Charge Hand Hero Engines and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Schoof. 34% of Schoof men worked as an Inspector Charge Hand Hero Engines and 75% of Schoof women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schoof were Watch Repairer and Boot Helper Cashier

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Inspector Charge Hand Hero Engines
    34%
  • Shop Manager Clothier
    34%
  • Watch Repairer
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Boot Helper Cashier
    25%

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

Schoof Historical Records

What Schoof family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Schoof. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schoof 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 Schoof

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schoof. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schoof. For the veterans among your Schoof ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schoof Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoof lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Schoof life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Schoof in 1949 was 54, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoof

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoof 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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