Schauf Family History

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Schauf Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a shepherd, from a Swabian dialect word meaning ‘sheep’. variant of Schaub.

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

Similar surnames: Schaaf, Schaff, Schaul, Schoof, Schoff, Schaus, Schur, Schatz, Schaab

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Schauf Family Origin

Where is the Schauf family from?

Schauf Family Occupations

What did your Schauf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schauf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Schauf's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schauf. A less common occupation for the Schauf family was Butcher Store.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Bookkeeper

  • Butcher Store


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

Schauf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schauf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schauf 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 275 immigration records available for the last name Schauf. 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 756 military records available for the last name Schauf. For the veterans among your Schauf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schauf Life Expectancy

What is the average Schauf lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Schauf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Schauf in 1954 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schauf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schauf 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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