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Schoof Family History

Schoof Name Meaning
German and Dutch: from Middle Low German schof, Middle Dutch scoof ‘sheaf’, possibly a metonymic occupational name for a sheaf-binder.Variant of Schaaf.

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

28,460 Historical Documents with Schoof on Ancestry.com
10,066 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,333 Military Records
1,221 Immigration Records
6,813 Census and Voter Lists
9,027 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schoof Families

  • Number of Schoof families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schoof families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schoof last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schoof census records

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Schoof Family Origin

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Schoof Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Schoof families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Schoof

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Schoof Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schoof census records

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Schoof Civil War Service Records

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