Schroeder Family History

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Schroeder Name Meaning

North German (Schröder): occupational name for a cloth cutter or tailor, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German schroden, schraden ‘to cut’. The same term was occasionally used to denote a gristmiller as well as a shoemaker, whose work included cutting leather, and also a drayman, one who delivered beer and wine in bulk to customers; in some instances the surname may have been acquired in either of these senses. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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


Similar surnames: Schroder, Schneider, Schriever, Schrieber, Schreier, Schaefer

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Schroeder Family Origin

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Schroeder Family Occupations

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  • Musician

    10%
  • Stoker

    10%
  • (No Occ.) Dr. Of Philosophy (Professor)

    5%
  • Bootmkr

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Schroeder family was Bootmkr. Musician, Stoker and (No Occ.) Dr. Of Philosophy (Professor) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schroeder. The most common Schroeder occupation in the UK was Musician. 10% of Schroeder's were Musicians.

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Schroeder Historical Records

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Schroeder Life Expectancy

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