Schendel Family History

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Schendel Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German schendelich ‘shameful’, ‘disgraceful’, presumably applied as a derogatory nickname.

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

Similar surnames: Schenkel, Schindel, Schemmel, Schadel, Scheel, Schlender, Schenker

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Schendel Family Origin

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Schendel Family Occupations

What did your Schendel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schendel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Schendel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schendel family was Barber. Farmer, Keeping House and Laundry were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schendel.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laundry

  • Barber


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Schendel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Schendel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schendel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schendel. 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 Schendel. For the veterans among your Schendel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schendel Life Expectancy

What is the average Schendel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Schendel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Schendel in 1951 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schendel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schendel 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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