Schaner Family History

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Schaner Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schöner (see Schoener).

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

Similar surnames: Shaner, Schane, Schoner, Schaper, Schager, Shaver, Shane, Schaer

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Schaner Family Origin

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Schaner Family Occupations

What did your Schaner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schaner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Schaner's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeps House and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaner. A less common occupation for the Schaner family was Cigar Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House

  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Cigar Maker


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

Schaner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Schaner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schaner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schaner. 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 969 military records available for the last name Schaner. For the veterans among your Schaner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schaner Life Expectancy

What is the average Schaner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schaner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schaner in 1957 was 72, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schaner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schaner 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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