Schaumberg Family History

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Schaumberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Schaumburg in Lower Saxony or from Schömberg in Württemberg. German: topographic name from Middle High German schum ‘slag’, ‘cinder’ + berc ‘mountain’.

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

Similar surnames: Schaumburg, Schatzberg, Schaberg, Schomberg, Schoenberg, Schneeberg

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Schaumberg Family Origin

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Schaumberg Family Occupations

What did your Schaumberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schaumberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Schaumberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schaumberg family was Butcher. Farmer, Drover and Barkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaumberg.

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  • Farmer

  • Drover

  • Barkeeper

  • Butcher


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

Schaumberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schaumberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schaumberg 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 359 immigration records available for the last name Schaumberg. 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 Schaumberg. For the veterans among your Schaumberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schaumberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Schaumberg lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Schaumberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Schaumberg in 1958 was 59, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schaumberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schaumberg 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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