Schall Family History

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Schall Name Meaning

German: nickname for a braggart or for a market crier, from Middle High German schal ‘noise’ ‘bragging’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Schall ‘sound’.

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


Similar surnames: Schaul, Schnall, Scholl, Schell, Schaal, Schatz, Schalk, Schmalz

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Schall Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Schall name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Schall. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    43%

  • Germanic Europe

    17%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • European Jewish

    6%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

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Schall Family Origin

Where is the Schall family from?

Schall Family Occupations

What did your Schall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Schall's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schall family was Farm. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schall.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm

    4%

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

Schall Historical Records

What Schall family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Schall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schallcensus 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Schall. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Schall. For the veterans among your Schall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schall Life Expectancy

What is the average Schall lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Schall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Schall in 1946 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schall 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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