Schaumburg Family History

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Schaumburg Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Belgian: habitational name from any of the places called Schaumburg or Schauenburg in Germany, or Schauwberg in Brabant, Belgium.

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

Similar surnames: Schaumberg, Schomburg, Schomberg, Shamburg, Homburg, Schneeberg

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Schaumburg Family Origin

Where is the Schaumburg family from?

Schaumburg Family Occupations

What did your Schaumburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schaumburg family was Bricklayer. The most common Schaumburg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Schaumburg's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Brick Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaumburg.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Brick Moulder

  • Bricklayer


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

Schaumburg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schaumburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schaumburg 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 Schaumburg

Passenger List

There are 648 immigration records available for the last name Schaumburg. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Schaumburg. For the veterans among your Schaumburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schaumburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Schaumburg lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Schaumburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Schaumburg in 1958 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schaumburg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schaumburg 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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