Schoenberg Family History

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Schoenberg Name Meaning

German (Schönberg) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places named Schönberg. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German schön ‘beautiful’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Schneeberg, Schoenbeck, Scheinberg, Schoendorf, Ehrenberg

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Schoenberg Family Origin

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Schoenberg Family Occupations

What did your Schoenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schoenberg family was Clerk. The most common Schoenberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Schoenberg's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schoenberg.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk


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

Schoenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schoenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoenberg lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Schoenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Schoenberg in 1953 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoenberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoenberg 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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