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Schauman Family History

Schauman Name Meaning

Respelling of German Schaumann.

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


Similar surnames: Schuman, Hauman, Calman, Ascheman, Scheumann, Chatman, Schaum

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Where is the Schauman family from?

You can see how Schauman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schauman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Schauman families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Schauman families living in Missouri. This was about 32% of all the recorded Schauman's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Schauman families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schauman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schauman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schauman. 16% of Schauman men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Schauman women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schauman were Owner and Secretary.

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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
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Carpenter
    16%
  • Owner
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    60%
  • Secretary
    40%
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What Schauman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schauman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schauman 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 511 immigration records available for the last name Schauman. 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 247 military records available for the last name Schauman. For the veterans among your Schauman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schauman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schauman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Schauman in 1962 was 63, and 90 in 2004.

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