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Schield Name Meaning

Of German or Swiss German origin: possibly a variant or an Americanized form of Schild.

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


Similar surnames: Schiele, Schild, Schieve, Schilly, Schiel, Schmied, Schoell, Schier

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Schield Family Origin

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Schield Family Occupations

What did your Schield ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Cutter

    10%
  • Dress Maker

    10%

In 1880, Keeping House, Coal Miner and Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schield. A less common occupation for the Schield family was Dress Maker. The most common Schield occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 20% of Schield's were Keeping Houses.

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Schield Historical Records

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Schield Life Expectancy

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