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Schiele Name Meaning

North German: variant of Scheel. German (Swabian): unrounded form of Schühle, a diminutive of Schuh.

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


Similar surnames: Schieve, Schuele, Scheele, Schiel, Schield, Schier, Schielke, Schoewe

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Where is the Schiele family from?

You can see how Schiele families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schiele family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Schiele families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 30 Schiele families living in New York. This was about 26% of all the recorded Schiele's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Schiele families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schiele surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schiele ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schiele. 20% of Schiele men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Schiele women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schiele were Carpenter and Bookkeeper.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Servant
    10%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Schiele. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schiele census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schiele. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Schiele. For the veterans among your Schiele ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schiele lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Schiele life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schiele in 1952 was 30, and 84 in 2004.

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