Schroff Family History

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Schroff Name Meaning

South German (Baden): topographic name from Middle High German schroffe ‘rough rock’, ‘wall of rock’.

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

Similar surnames: Schopf, Schroll, Schroth, Schuff, Schoeff, Schaff, Schiff, Aschoff

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Schroff Family Origin

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Schroff Family Occupations

What did your Schroff ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Housekeeper was the top reported job for people in the UK named Schroff.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housekeeper

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

Schroff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schroff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schroff 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 585 immigration records available for the last name Schroff. 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 Schroff. For the veterans among your Schroff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schroff Life Expectancy

What is the average Schroff lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schroff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Schroff in 1962 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

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