Schoor Family History

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Schoor Name Meaning

from a topographic name for someone who lived on the coast or shore of a body of water, from Middle Low German schor(e) ‘shore’, ‘coast’, ‘coastal land’. Variant of Schohr, from Low German schor ‘sheared wool’, hence perhaps an occupational name for a sheep shearer or a seller of raw wool.

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

Similar surnames: Schorr, Schoof, Schoer, Schnoor, School, Scholl, Schott, Schor, Schur

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Schoor Family Origin

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Schoor Family Occupations

What did your Schoor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Barber, Bartender and Doctor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schoor. The most common Schoor occupation in the USA was Barber. 25% of Schoor's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Schoor family was Farmer.

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  • Barber

  • Bartender

  • Doctor

  • Farmer


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

Schoor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schoor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schoor 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schoor. 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 433 military records available for the last name Schoor. For the veterans among your Schoor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schoor Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoor lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Schoor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Schoor in 1964 was 78, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoor 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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