Schaab Family History

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Schaab Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for a carpenter, from Middle High German schabe ‘plane’, ‘scraper’. South German: habitational name from a place so called in Bohemia. Dutch: variant of Schaap.

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


Similar surnames: Schaal, Schaaf, Schaap, Schaar, Schwab, Schaub, Schaff, Schaul

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Schaab Family Origin

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Schaab Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    13%
  • Tinner

    8%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Bread Baker

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schaab family was Bread Baker. Laborer, Tinner and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaab. The most common Schaab occupation in the USA was Laborer. 13% of Schaab's were Laborers.

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Schaab Historical Records

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Schaab Life Expectancy

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