Schoof Family History

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Schoof Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from Middle Low German schof, Middle Dutch scoof ‘sheaf’, possibly a metonymic occupational name for a sheaf-binder. Variant of Schaaf.

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


Similar surnames: Schoor, Schoon, Schoop, Schopf, Scholl, Schoff, Shoop, Schott, Schorr

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Schoof Family Origin

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Schoof Family Occupations

What did your Schoof ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schoof family was Cooper. The most common Schoof occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Schoof's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cake Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schoof.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Cake Baker

    5%
  • Cooper

    5%

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

Schoof Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Schoof. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schoof census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Schoof

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schoof. 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 Schoof. For the veterans among your Schoof ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schoof Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoof lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Schoof life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Schoof in 1949 was 54, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoof

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoof 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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