Schaub Family History

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Schaub Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German schoup ‘sheaf or wisp of straw’, hence a habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a sheaf of grain for a licensed brewer, or perhaps a nickname for a scrawny person or someone with straw-colored hair.

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


Similar surnames: Schaul, Schaab, Schraub, Schaaf, Schaum, Schlup, Schatz, Scharf

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Schaub Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Schaub name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    43%

  • Germanic Europe

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    14%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    6%

  • France

    4%

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Schaub Family Origin

Where is the Schaub family from?

Schaub Family Occupations

What did your Schaub ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schaub family was Laborer. The most common Schaub occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Schaub's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaub.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Schaub Historical Records

What Schaub family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Schaub. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schaub 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Schaub. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Schaub. For the veterans among your Schaub ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schaub Life Expectancy

What is the average Schaub lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Schaub life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Schaub in 1942 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schaub

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schaub 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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