Schaufler Family History

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Schaufler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for someone who made shovels or used one in his work, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schufel ‘shovel’.

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

Similar surnames: Schaufele, Schaeffler, Schaefer, Schauer, Schaller, Schaffter

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Schaufler Family Origin

Where is the Schaufler family from?

Schaufler Family Occupations

What did your Schaufler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaufler. A less common occupation for the Schaufler family was Laborer. The most common Schaufler occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 11% of Schaufler's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Schaufler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schaufler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schaufler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Schaufler

Passenger List

There are 553 immigration records available for the last name Schaufler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schaufler. For the veterans among your Schaufler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schaufler Life Expectancy

What is the average Schaufler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schaufler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Schaufler in 1962 was 78, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schaufler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schaufler 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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