Schorn Family History

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Schorn Name Meaning

South German: habitational name from a place so called in Bavaria, or an occupational name for someone who worked with a shovel, from Middle High German schor ‘shovel’.

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

Similar surnames: Schoen, Schorr, Thorn, Achorn, Horn, Schopp, Schork, Schott, Schwan

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Schorn Family Origin

Where is the Schorn family from?

Schorn Family Occupations

What did your Schorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schorn family was Keeping House. Farmer, Butcher and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schorn. The most common Schorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Schorn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Schorn Historical Records

What Schorn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Schorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schorn 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 920 immigration records available for the last name Schorn. 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 Schorn. For the veterans among your Schorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schorn Life Expectancy

What is the average Schorn lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Schorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Schorn in 1945 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schorn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schorn 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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