Schroth Family History

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Schroth Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German schrot ‘cut’, ‘blow’, ‘scrap’, possibly applied as a nickname for a rude or rough man from its secondary meaning ‘lump’, ‘block’.

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

Similar surnames: Schroll, Schratz, Schott, Schwoch, Schroff, Schropp, Schoch, Schatz

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Schroth Family Origin

Where is the Schroth family from?

Schroth Family Occupations

What did your Schroth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schroth occupation in the USA was Laborer. 9% of Schroth's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Schroth family was Baker. Laborer, Farmer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schroth.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Baker


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

Schroth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Schroth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schroth 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 Schroth. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Schroth. For the veterans among your Schroth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schroth Life Expectancy

What is the average Schroth lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Schroth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Schroth in 1946 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schroth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schroth 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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