Schadel Family History

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Schadel Name Meaning

South German (Schädel): nickname for someone with some peculiarity of the head, from Middle High German schedel ‘skull’.

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

Similar surnames: Schabel, Schamel, Schader, Schudel, Schaul, Schindel, Schendel

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Schadel Family Origin

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Schadel Family Occupations

What did your Schadel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schadel. The most common Schadel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Schadel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schadel family was Brick Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Shoemaker

  • Brick Maker


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

Schadel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schadel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schadel 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 593 immigration records available for the last name Schadel. 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 Schadel. For the veterans among your Schadel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schadel Life Expectancy

What is the average Schadel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Schadel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Schadel in 1960 was 51, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schadel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schadel 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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