Schager Family History

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Schager Name Meaning

German (Rhineland) and Austrian: occupational name for a sawyer, variant of Sager 2. This form is typical of the Gottschee area, an Austrian settlement in Slovenia.

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

Similar surnames: Schauer, Schaber, Schrager, Schaper, Scharer, Schaer, Schaner

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Schager Family Origin

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Schager Family Occupations

What did your Schager ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Cabinett Maker and Dry Goods Merch. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schager. The most common Schager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Schager's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schager family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinett Maker

  • Dry Goods Merch.

  • Laborer


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

Schager Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schager 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 514 immigration records available for the last name Schager. 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 221 military records available for the last name Schager. For the veterans among your Schager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schager Life Expectancy

What is the average Schager lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schager in 1962 was 71, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schager

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schager 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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