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Schoenthal Name Meaning

German (Schönthal) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name from Middle High German schœn ‘beautiful’ + tal ‘valley’, or a habitational name from any of several places called Schönthal or Schöntal. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German schön ‘beautiful’ + Tal ‘valley’, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with these elements (see 1 above).

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


Similar surnames: Schoenthaler, Schoenwald, Schoenstein, Lilienthal, Schoenfeld

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Schoenthal Family Origin

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Schoenthal Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Bakery

    6%
  • Bookbinder

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schoenthal family was Bookbinder. Farmer, Keeping House and Bakery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schoenthal. The most common Schoenthal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Schoenthal's were Farmers.

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Schoenthal Historical Records

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Schoenthal Life Expectancy

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