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Schauder Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a noun derivative of Middle High German schudern ‘to shudder’ German Schauder ‘shudder’ hence probably a nickname for a sick- or ghoulish-looking person. German: occupational name for a shield bearer from Latin scutarius.

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

Similar surnames: Schauer, Schuder, Schader, Schacher, Schaffer, Schaller, Schuler

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Where is the Schauder family from?

You can see how Schauder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schauder family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Schauder families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Schauder families living in New York. This was about 65% of all the recorded Schauder's in USA. New York had the highest population of Schauder families in 1880.
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What did your Schauder ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schauder. 20% of Schauder men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Schauder women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schauder were Clerical and Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Clerical

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Typist
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schauder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schauder 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 359 immigration records available for the last name Schauder. 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 433 military records available for the last name Schauder. For the veterans among your Schauder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schauder lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Schauder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schauder in 1953 was 47, and 88 in 2004.

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