Schroder Family History

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Schroder Name Meaning

North German and Scandinavian (Schröder): see Schroeder. Dutch: from Middle Dutch schroder ‘cutter’, denoting various occupations, including tailor, minter or finisher of coins (see also Schroeder).

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

Similar surnames: Schroeder, Schrader, Schroer, Schreder, Schroader, Schilder, Schreyer

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Schroder Family Origin

Where is the Schroder family from?

Schroder Family Occupations

What did your Schroder ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Schroder family was Laundress. Labourer, Cooper and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schroder. The most common Schroder occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Schroder's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Cooper

  • Dressmaker

  • Laundress


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

Schroder Historical Records

What Schroder family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 102,000 census records available for the last name Schroder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schroder 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 Schroder

Passenger List

There are 53,000 immigration records available for the last name Schroder. 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 38,000 military records available for the last name Schroder. For the veterans among your Schroder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schroder Life Expectancy

What is the average Schroder lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Schroder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Schroder in 1945 was 28, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schroder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schroder 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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