Schiller Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Schiller Name Meaning

German and Jewish (southern Ashkenazic): dialect variant of Schuler. German: nickname for someone with a squint, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schilhen, schiln ‘to squint’.

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


Similar surnames: Schaller, Scheller, Schuller, Schindler, Shiller, Schneller, Schilder

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Schiller Family Origin

Where is the Schiller family from?

SHOW MORE

Schiller Family Occupations

What did your Schiller ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schiller family was Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schiller. The most common Schiller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Schiller's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Schiller | Data not to scale

Schiller Historical Records

What Schiller family records will you find?

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

Search 1940's US census records for Schiller

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Schiller Life Expectancy

What is the average Schiller lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schiller 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Schiller Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Look up another name