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Schildknecht Family History

Schildknecht Name Meaning
German: occupational name for the page or squire of a knight, who was responsible for his armor and his horse, from Middle High German schilt ‘shield’ + knecht ‘boy’, ‘servant’.

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

18,643 Historical Documents with Schildknecht on Ancestry.com
5,545 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
706 Military Records
697 Immigration Records
2,553 Census and Voter Lists
9,142 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schildknecht Families

  • Number of Schildknecht families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schildknecht families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schildknecht last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schildknecht census records

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Schildknecht Family Origin

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Schildknecht Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schildknecht

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Schildknecht Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schildknecht census records

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Schildknecht Civil War Service Records

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