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Schoolcraft Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a plot of land with a hut, from northern Middle English sc(h)ole ‘hut’, ‘shed’ (see Scales) + croft ‘small enclosed field’.

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


Similar surnames: Chalcraft, Haycraft, Schooley, Morecraft, Schoor, Cockcroft

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Schoolcraft Family Origin

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Schoolcraft Family Occupations

What did your Schoolcraft ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schoolcraft. The most common Schoolcraft occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Schoolcraft's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schoolcraft family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Schoolcraft Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schoolcraft Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoolcraft lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Schoolcraft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Schoolcraft in 1945 was 72, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoolcraft

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoolcraft 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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