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Schoen Name Meaning

German (Schön): nickname for a handsome or pleasant man, from Middle High German schoene ‘fine’, ‘beautiful’; ‘refined’, ‘friendly’, ‘nice’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from the same vocabulary word as in 1, in any of its senses. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker, from schoen ‘shoe’.

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


Similar surnames: Schoer, Schoon, Schorn, Schenk, Schott, Shoen, Schon, Scheer, Schoepp

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Schoen Family Origin

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Schoen Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Schoen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Schoen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schoen. A less common occupation for the Schoen family was Keeping House.

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Schoen Historical Records

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Schoen Life Expectancy

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