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Schaal Family History

Schaal Name Meaning
German: habitational name from Schaala in Thuringia (so named from scalaha ‘dirty water’) or Lake Schaal on the Schaale river near Ratzeburg.German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for someone who made dishes (for scales), vessels for drinking, etc., from Middle Low German, Dutch schale ‘dish’.

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

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Name Distribution of Schaal Families

  • Number of Schaal families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schaal families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schaal last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Schaal Family Origin

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Schaal Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Schaal

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Schaal Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schaal census records

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Schaal Civil War Service Records

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