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Schaffhauser Family History

Schaffhauser Name Meaning
Swiss German: habitational name for someone from Schaffhausen, on the Rhine river.

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

6,435 Historical Documents with Schaffhauser on Ancestry.com
2,192 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
289 Military Records
425 Immigration Records
982 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Schaffhauser Families

  • Number of Schaffhauser families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schaffhauser last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schaffhauser census records

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Schaffhauser Family Origin

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Schaffhauser Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Schaffhauser families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Schaffhauser

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Schaffhauser Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schaffhauser census records

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Schaffhauser Civil War Service Records

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