Schildknecht Family History

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Schildknecht Name Meaning

German: occupational name for the page or squire of a knight, who was responsible for his armor and his horse, from Middle High German schilt ‘shield’ + knecht ‘boy’, ‘servant’.

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


Similar surnames: Schuknecht, Holzknecht, Schilder, Hausknecht, Schlecht, Schindel

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Schildknecht Family Origin

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Schildknecht Family Occupations

What did your Schildknecht ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schildknecht. A less common occupation for the Schildknecht family was Entry Clerk. The most common Schildknecht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Schildknecht's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Barber

    5%
  • Entry Clerk

    5%

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Schildknecht Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Schildknecht ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Schildknecht Life Expectancy

What is the average Schildknecht lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, Schildknecht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Schildknecht in 1953 was 49, and 75 in 2003.

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