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School Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a school or perhaps someone who taught in one.

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


Similar surnames: Schoor, Scholl, Schoof, Schou, Schooley, Schoop, Schaal, Schoch

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School Family Origin

Where is the School family from?

School Family Occupations

What did your School ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Tailor and Bookseller Tc were the top 2 reported jobs worked by School. The most common School occupation in the UK was Tailor. 50% of School's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the School family was Printer Compositor.

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  • Tailor

    50%
  • Bookseller Tc

    25%
  • Printer Compositor

    25%

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

School Historical Records

What School family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name School. Like a window into their day-to-day life, School 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 642 immigration records available for the last name School. 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 School. For the veterans among your School ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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School Life Expectancy

What is the average School lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, School life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for School in 1950 was 42, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for School

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your School 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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