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Schoenig Family History

Schoenig Name Meaning
German (Schönig): probably a habitational name from any of several places named Schöning or Schöningen.

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

7,900 Historical Documents with Schoenig on Ancestry.com
3,880 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
331 Military Records
274 Immigration Records
1,610 Census and Voter Lists
1,805 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schoenig Families

  • Number of Schoenig families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schoenig families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schoenig last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schoenig census records

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Schoenig Family Origin

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Schoenig Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schoenig

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Schoenig Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schoenig census records

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Schoenig Civil War Service Records

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