Schor Family History

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Schor Name Meaning

South German: of uncertain origin; possibly a topographic name related to dialect words meaning either ‘rock outcrop’ or ‘spade’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Shor.

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


Similar surnames: Schorr, Schur, Scher, Schork, Shor, Schoor, Schar, Schorn, Schon

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Schor Family Origin

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Schor Family Occupations

What did your Schor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schor family was Retired Mechanic. The most common Schor occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 17% of Schor's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Bookkeeper and R.R./Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schor.

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  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Bookkeeper

    17%
  • R.R./Agent

    17%
  • Retired Mechanic

    17%

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

Schor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Schor

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Schor. 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 Schor. For the veterans among your Schor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schor Life Expectancy

What is the average Schor lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Schor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schor in 1944 was 25, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schor 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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