Schrade Family History

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Schrade Name Meaning

North German: nickname for a skinny person, from Middle Low German schrade ‘thin’, ‘wretched’, ‘scrawny’ (see also Schrage).

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

Similar surnames: Schrage, Schrader, Schnake, Schrad, Schmude, Schade, Schramm, Shrode

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Schrade Family Origin

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Schrade Family Occupations

What did your Schrade ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schrade family was Farming. The most common Schrade occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Schrade's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Coal & Ice Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schrade.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Coal & Ice Dealer

  • Farming


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

Schrade Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schrade. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schrade 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 694 immigration records available for the last name Schrade. 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 873 military records available for the last name Schrade. For the veterans among your Schrade ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schrade Life Expectancy

What is the average Schrade lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schrade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schrade in 1957 was 56, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schrade

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schrade 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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