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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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Where is the Schoenberg family from?

You can see how Schoenberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schoenberg family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Schoenberg families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Schoenberg family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Schoenberg's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Schoenberg families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schoenberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schoenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schoenberg. 19% of Schoenberg men worked as a Salesman and 13% of Schoenberg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schoenberg were Manager and Teacher.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
  • Clerk
  • Teacher
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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