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Schaniel Family History

Schaniel Name Meaning

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

924 Historical Documents with Schaniel on Ancestry
364 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
29 Military Records
21 Immigration Records
203 Census and Voter Lists
307 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schaniel Families

  • Number of Schaniel families
     3 - 4
     2 - 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 Schaniel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schaniel census records

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Schaniel Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Schaniel

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Schaniel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schaniel census records

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Military Service by Schaniel

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