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Schraub Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German schrūbe Middle Low German schrūve ‘screw nail peg rivet’; German Schraube ‘screw’; probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who made and sold this hardware or for a carpenter.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Schaul, Schrage, Schaub, Schwab, Schrank, Schaab, Schramm, Traub

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Where is the Schraub family from?

You can see how Schraub families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schraub family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Schraub families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Schraub families living in Texas. This was about 50% of all the recorded Schraub's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Schraub families in 1880.
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What did your Schraub ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schraub. 38% of Schraub men worked as a Farmer and 45% of Schraub women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schraub were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Miner
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Farm Laborer
  • Housework
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 988 census records available for the last name Schraub. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schraub census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 256 immigration records available for the last name Schraub. 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 Cards

There are 448 military records available for the last name Schraub. For the veterans among your Schraub ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schraub lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Schraub life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schraub in 1960 was 43, and 96 in 2004.

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