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Schexnayder Family History

Schexnayder Name Meaning
LA surname, of German origin under French influence. It is probably a German occupational name for a maker of jackets and jerkins, from Middle High German schecke, Middle Low German scheke ‘jacket’, ‘jerkin’ + Middle High German, Middle Low German snider ‘tailor’. The name is not found in Germany.

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

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Name Distribution of Schexnayder Families

  • Number of Schexnayder families
     44 - 86
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Schexnayder Family Occupations

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