Schenker Family History

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Schenker Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tavernkeeper, Middle High German schenker, German Schenker ‘tavernkeeper’.

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


Similar surnames: Schenkel, Schlenker, Schenk, Scheiner, Scheuer, Scherzer, Scherber

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Schenker Family Origin

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Schenker Family Occupations

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  • Saloon Keeper

    33%
  • Gardener

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Upholster

    17%

In 1880, Saloon Keeper, Gardener and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schenker. A less common occupation for the Schenker family was Upholster. The most common Schenker occupation in the USA was Saloon Keeper. 33% of Schenker's were Saloon Keepers.

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Schenker Historical Records

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Schenker Life Expectancy

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