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Schach Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by or owned an area of woodland Middle High German schache. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): acronymic surname from Hebrew sifte kohen ‘lips of the priest’. This is the title of a religious commentary by Rabbi Schabtai Cohen (1621–62).

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


Similar surnames: Schack, Schoch, Schacht, Schatz, Spach, Schaul, Hach, Schaff, Scheck

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Where is the Schach family from?

You can see how Schach families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schach family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Schach families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 34 Schach families living in Illinois. This was about 37% of all the recorded Schach's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Schach families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schach surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schach ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schach. 29% of Schach men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Schach women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schach were Clerk and Typist. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    28%
  • House Keeper
    19%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Typist
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schach census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schach. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Schach. For the veterans among your Schach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schach lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Schach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Schach in 1960 was 60, and 88 in 2004.

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