Schillo Family History

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Schillo Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): metonymic occupational name for a cobbler, from Sorbian šylvo ‘awl’, or for someone who used that instrument in his trade.

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

Similar surnames: Scholl, Schild, Schelle, Schille, Schmoll, Schill, Spille, Melillo

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Schillo Family Origin

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Schillo Family Occupations

What did your Schillo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schillo family was Laborer. Keeping House, Blacksmith and Crocery & Glass Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schillo. The most common Schillo occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 15% of Schillo's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Crocery & Glass Dealer

  • Laborer


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

Schillo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schillo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schillo 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 230 immigration records available for the last name Schillo. 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 644 military records available for the last name Schillo. For the veterans among your Schillo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schillo Life Expectancy

What is the average Schillo lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schillo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Schillo in 1962 was 77, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schillo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schillo 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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