Schaber Family History

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Schaber Name Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of schaben ‘to shave’, an occupational name for a barber.

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

Similar surnames: Schabel, Schauer, Schager, Schader, Schaefer, Scharrer, Scheler

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Schaber Family Origin

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Schaber Family Occupations

What did your Schaber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schaber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Schaber's were Farmers. Farmer, Tinsmith and Brass Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaber. A less common occupation for the Schaber family was Brick Layer.

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  • Farmer

  • Tinsmith

  • Brass Finisher

  • Brick Layer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schaber ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schaber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Schaber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schaber census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schaber. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schaber. For the veterans among your Schaber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schaber Life Expectancy

What is the average Schaber lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Schaber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Schaber in 1943 was 42, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schaber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schaber ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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