Schofer Family History

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Schofer Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; as a variant of Schoffer, see Schaffer; for Schöfer, a variant of Schäfer, see Schaefer.

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

Similar surnames: Schafer, Scheffer, Scholer, Schor, Schorer, Schorr, Schweer, Schoemer

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Schofer Family Origin

Where is the Schofer family from?

Schofer Family Occupations

What did your Schofer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schofer family was Carpenter. Farmer, Blacksmith and Boarding House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schofer. The most common Schofer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Schofer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Boarding House

  • Carpenter


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

Schofer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Schofer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schofer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schofer. 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 Schofer. For the veterans among your Schofer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schofer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schofer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Schofer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Schofer in 1955 was 58, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schofer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schofer 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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