Scholl Family History

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Scholl Name Meaning

German and Dutch: nickname for a lumpish person or a farmer, from Middle High German, Middle Dutch scholle ‘clod of earth’. Dutch and North German: from Middle Dutch scholle, schulle ‘flounder’, ‘plaice’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or a fish seller, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a flouder. German (Schöll): variant of Schell.

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


Similar surnames: Schall, Schroll, Schild, Schull, Schell, Schmoll, Schott, Scholer

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Scholl Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Scholl name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Scholl. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    44%

  • Germanic Europe

    17%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    17%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

  • Norway

    3%

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Scholl Family Origin

Where is the Scholl family from?

Scholl Family Occupations

What did your Scholl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Scholl family was Carpenter. The most common Scholl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Scholl's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scholl.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Scholl Historical Records

What Scholl family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Scholl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scholl 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Scholl. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Scholl. For the veterans among your Scholl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scholl Life Expectancy

What is the average Scholl lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Scholl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Scholl in 1944 was 22, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scholl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scholl 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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