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Schacht Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for someone who prepared shafts for tools or weapons, a turner, from Middle Low German schacht, Middle Dutch scacht ‘shaft’.

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


Similar surnames: Schach, Hecht, Schardt, Schoch, Schamp, Schaab, Schaaf, Schaut

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Schacht Family Origin

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Schacht Family Occupations

What did your Schacht ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schacht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Schacht's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schacht family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schacht.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

Schacht Historical Records

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

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Schacht Life Expectancy

What is the average Schacht lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Schacht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Schacht in 1944 was 28, and 71 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schacht 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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