Schneller Family History

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Schneller Name Meaning

German: nickname for a swift runner, from an agent derivative of Middle High German snellen ‘to hurry’. The word in Middle High German also had other meanings, including ‘penis’, so there is also the possibility of an obscene nickname. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a brisk or active man, from an inflected of German schnell ‘quick’. Compare Schnell.

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

Similar surnames: Scheller, Schoeller, Schnell, Schiller, Schmelzer, Schaller

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Schneller Family Origin

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Schneller Family Occupations

What did your Schneller ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schneller family was Keeping House. The most common Schneller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Schneller's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schneller.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Keeping House


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Schneller Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Schneller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schneller 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Schneller. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Schneller. For the veterans among your Schneller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schneller Life Expectancy

What is the average Schneller lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Schneller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schneller in 1954 was 29, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schneller

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