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Schoon Family History

Schoon Name Meaning
North German and Dutch: nickname from Middle Low German schone, Middle Dutch scoon ‘beautiful’. Compare Schoen.

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

28,343 Historical Documents and Family Trees with Schoon on Ancestry.com
7,101 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
839 Military Records
1,686 Immigration Records
5,229 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Schoon Families

  • Number of Schoon families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schoon families
     27 - 51
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schoon last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schoon census records

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Schoon Family Origin

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Schoon Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Schoon 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 Schoon

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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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Schoon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schoon census records

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Schoon Civil War Service Records

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