Schroen Family History

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Schroen Name Meaning

Northwest German and Dutch: occupational name for a variety of activities, the same as Schroeder, from an agent derivative of schroen, a reduced form of schroden ‘to cut’.

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

Similar surnames: Schoen, Schrey, Schroer, Schoer, Schaber, Schorn, Schrenk, Schroder

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Schroen Family Origin

Where is the Schroen family from?

Schroen Family Occupations

What did your Schroen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schroen family was Bricklayer. Farmer, Bootmaker and Brick Layer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schroen. The most common Schroen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Schroen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Bootmaker

  • Brick Layer

  • Bricklayer


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

Schroen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schroen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schroen 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 Schroen

Passenger List

There are 278 immigration records available for the last name Schroen. 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 236 military records available for the last name Schroen. For the veterans among your Schroen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schroen Life Expectancy

What is the average Schroen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Schroen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schroen in 1964 was 81, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schroen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schroen 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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