Schildgen Family History

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Schildgen Name Meaning

from a Germanic personal name based on scild ‘disk’, ‘shield’ + Rhenish diminutive suffix of endearment -gen. Variant of Schild.

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


Similar surnames: Schilder, Achille, Schlimgen, Schild, Shelden, Schildt, Schiffler

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Schildgen Family Origin

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Schildgen Family Occupations

What did your Schildgen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schildgen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Schildgen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Schildgen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schildgen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schildgen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schildgen. 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 Schildgen. For the veterans among your Schildgen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schildgen Life Expectancy

What is the average Schildgen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Schildgen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Schildgen in 1960 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schildgen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schildgen 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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