Schoeffler Family History

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Schoeffler Name Meaning

South German (Schöffler): variant of Schaeffler.

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

Similar surnames: Schaeffler, Scheffler, Schaffler, Schoeffel, Schiffler, Schoeller

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Schoeffler Family Origin

Where is the Schoeffler family from?

Schoeffler Family Occupations

What did your Schoeffler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cooper, At Home and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schoeffler. The most common Schoeffler occupation in the USA was Cooper. 17% of Schoeffler's were Coopers. A less common occupation for the Schoeffler family was Carpenter.

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  • Cooper

  • At Home

  • Brick Mason

  • Carpenter


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

Schoeffler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schoeffler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schoeffler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schoeffler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schoeffler. For the veterans among your Schoeffler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schoeffler Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoeffler lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Schoeffler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Schoeffler in 1961 was 65, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoeffler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoeffler 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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