Schoenwald Family History

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Schoenwald Name Meaning

German (Schönwald) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places named Schönwald. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German schön ‘beautiful’ + Wald ‘forest’.

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


Similar surnames: Schoenfeld, Schoenthal, Schoendorf, Seewald, Rosenwald, Schoenbaum

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Schoenwald Family Origin

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Schoenwald Family Occupations

What did your Schoenwald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, House Carpenter and Letter Carrier were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schoenwald. The most common Schoenwald occupation in the USA was House Carpenter. 50% of Schoenwald's were House Carpenters.

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  • House Carpenter

    50%
  • Letter Carrier

    50%

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

Schoenwald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schoenwald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schoenwald 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schoenwald. 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 Schoenwald. For the veterans among your Schoenwald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schoenwald Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoenwald lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schoenwald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Schoenwald in 1962 was 72, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoenwald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoenwald 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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