Schoenfelder Family History

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Schoenfelder Name Meaning

German (Schönfelder): habitational name for someone from any of numerous places named Schönfeld.

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

Similar surnames: Schoenfeld, Schoenberger, Schoenecker, Schoenwald, Schoenbeck

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Schoenfelder Family Origin

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Schoenfelder Family Occupations

What did your Schoenfelder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer In Factory were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schoenfelder. The most common Schoenfelder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Schoenfelder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schoenfelder family was Moulder.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer In Factory

  • Moulder


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

Schoenfelder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schoenfelder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schoenfelder census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Schoenfelder

Passenger List

There are 612 immigration records available for the last name Schoenfelder. 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 903 military records available for the last name Schoenfelder. For the veterans among your Schoenfelder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schoenfelder Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoenfelder lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schoenfelder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schoenfelder in 1957 was 54, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoenfelder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoenfelder 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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