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Schaal Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Schaala in Thuringia (so named from scalaha ‘dirty water’) or Lake Schaal on the Schaale river near Ratzeburg. German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for someone who made dishes (for scales), vessels for drinking, etc., from Middle Low German, Dutch schale ‘dish’.

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


Similar surnames: Schaul, Schaap, Schaab, Schaaf, Schaar, Staal, Schmal, Schall, Scholl

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Schaal Family Origin

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Schaal Family Occupations

What did your Schaal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schaal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Schaal's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaal. A less common occupation for the Schaal family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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Schaal Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Schaal ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Schaal Life Expectancy

What is the average Schaal lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Schaal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schaal in 1944 was 20, and 83 in 2004.

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