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Schiller Family History

Schiller Name Meaning
German and Jewish (southern Ashkenazic): dialect variant of Schuler.German: nickname for someone with a squint, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schilhen, schiln ‘to squint’.

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

202,565 Historical Documents with Schiller on Ancestry.com
81,066 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
17,759 Military Records
11,414 Immigration Records
37,323 Census and Voter Lists
55,003 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schiller Families

  • Number of Schiller families
     130 - 258
     44 - 129
     1 - 43
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schiller families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Schiller families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schiller census records

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Schiller Family Origin

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Schiller Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schiller

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Schiller Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schiller census records

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Schiller Civil War Service Records

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