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Schilling Family History

Schilling Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German schillinc, Middle Low German schillink, German Schilling ‘shilling’. The German surname may have referred originally to a rent or fee owed, or have some other anecdotal origin, now irrecoverable. The Jewish surname is mainly ornamental.German: habitational name from Schilling in Bavaria or from places called Schillingen in the Rhineland and East Prussia.

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

435,681 Historical Documents with Schilling on Ancestry.com
163,043 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
24,498 Military Records
16,714 Immigration Records
64,652 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Schilling Families

  • Number of Schilling families
     159 - 316
     54 - 158
     1 - 53
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schilling families
     31 - 59
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Schilling families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Schilling Family Origin

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Schilling Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schilling

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Schilling Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schilling census records

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Schilling Civil War Service Records

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