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School Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a school or perhaps someone who taught in one.

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


Similar surnames: Schoor, Scholl, Schoof, Schou, Schooley, Schoop, Schaal, Schoch

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School Family Origin

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School Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • At Home

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the School family was At Home. The most common School occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of School's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by School.

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School Historical Records

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School Life Expectancy

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