Schoonhoven Family History

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Schoonhoven Name Meaning

Dutch (van Schoonhoven): habitational name for someone from Schoonhoven in South Holland or another place of the same name in Kampenhout in Brabant province, Belgium.

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


Similar surnames: Schoonover, Crownover, Schoenthaler, Conover, Hooven, Schoenstein

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Schoonhoven Family Origin

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Schoonhoven Family Occupations

What did your Schoonhoven ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Dress Maker and Livery Stable were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schoonhoven. The most common Schoonhoven occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Schoonhoven's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schoonhoven family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Dress Maker

    17%
  • Livery Stable

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    17%

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

Schoonhoven Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schoonhoven Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoonhoven lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Schoonhoven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Schoonhoven in 1964 was 61, and 85 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoonhoven

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoonhoven 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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