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Schooling Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps of the same origin as 2. Possibly an Americanized form of Dutch Schoeling, Schuiling, an occupational name for a shoe maker, from Middle Dutch scoe + the diminutive suffix -lin.

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


Similar surnames: Cooling, Schelling, Schilling, Shilling, Schooley, Hoving, Hollings

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Where is the Schooling family from?

You can see how Schooling families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schooling family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Schooling families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 5 Schooling families living in Missouri. This was about 63% of all the recorded Schooling's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Schooling families in 1840.
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What did your Schooling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schooling. 47% of Schooling men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Schooling women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schooling were Truck Driver and Secretary.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farming
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    43%
  • Housekeeper
    29%
  • Secretary
    29%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Schooling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schooling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 372 immigration records available for the last name Schooling. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Schooling lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schooling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Schooling in 1957 was 53, and 57 in 2004.

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