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Schambeau Family History

Schambeau Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Dechambeau, Champeau, Schamber, Archambeau, Chambers, Rambeau

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Where is the Schambeau family from?

You can see how Schambeau families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schambeau family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Schambeau family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Schambeau's in USA. New York had the highest population of Schambeau families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schambeau surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schambeau ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor was the top reported job for people in the USA named Schambeau. 100% of Schambeau men worked as a Proprietor. .

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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

  • Proprietor
    100%
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What Schambeau family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 109 census records available for the last name Schambeau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schambeau 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Schambeau. 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 79 military records available for the last name Schambeau. For the veterans among your Schambeau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schambeau lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2004, in the United States, Schambeau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Schambeau in 1970 was 96, and 92 in 2004.

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