Schardt Family History

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Schardt Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle High German schart ‘(small) pass’, ‘gap in a mountain ridge’. nickname for someone with a noticeable bodily injury or malformation, from Middle High German schart ‘notched’, ‘damaged’.

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

Similar surnames: Hardt, Schwandt, Scheidt, Schacht, Schartz, Schrandt, Scharf

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Schardt Family Origin

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Schardt Family Occupations

What did your Schardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schardt family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Barber and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schardt. The most common Schardt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Schardt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Carpenter

  • Hotel Keeper


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

Schardt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schardt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schardt 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 942 immigration records available for the last name Schardt. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Schardt. For the veterans among your Schardt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schardt Life Expectancy

What is the average Schardt lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schardt in 1957 was 32, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schardt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schardt 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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