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Schapiro Family History

Schapiro Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Shapiro.

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


Similar surnames: Schapira, Shapero, Shapira, Shapiro, Sapiro, Shafir, Spiro, Schafer

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Where is the Schapiro family from?

You can see how Schapiro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schapiro family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Schapiro families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Schapiro families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Schapiro's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Schapiro families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schapiro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schapiro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schapiro. 23% of Schapiro men worked as a Salesman and 19% of Schapiro women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schapiro were Lawyer and Clerk.

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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

  • Salesman
    23%
  • Proprietor
    11%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Lawyer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    19%
  • Saleslady
    16%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Clerk
    12%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Schapiro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schapiro 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Schapiro. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schapiro. For the veterans among your Schapiro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schapiro lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Schapiro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Schapiro in 1956 was 65, and 84 in 2004.

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