Schon Family History

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Schon Name Meaning

German (Schön) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Schoen.

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


Similar surnames: Schoen, Schor, Schone, Shon, Shoen, Schoon, Schott, Scher, Thon

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Schon Family Origin

Where is the Schon family from?

Schon Family Occupations

What did your Schon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Architect were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schon. A less common occupation for the Schon family was Barber Shop. The most common Schon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Schon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Architect

    3%
  • Barber Shop

    3%

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

Schon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schon Life Expectancy

What is the average Schon lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Schon in 1957 was 71, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schon 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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