Schindler Family History
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Schindler Name Meaning
German (southern and eastern) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone who made or laid wooden roof tiles, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schindel, German Schindel ‘shingle’. South German: habitational name from places named Schindel or Schindeln (see Schindel).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press