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Schindel Name Meaning

German (southern and eastern) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for someone who made or laid roof tiles, from Middle High German schindel, German Schindel ‘shingle’, ‘wooden tile’. South German: habitational name from places named Schindel or Schindeln in Baden.

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

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Schindel Family Origin

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Schindel Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Retired Farmer

    10%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Leather Dealer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Retired Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schindel. The most common Schindel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Schindel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schindel family was Leather Dealer.

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Schindel Historical Records

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Schindel Life Expectancy

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