Schul Name Meaning

German: variant of Schule. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a Talmudic scholar or the sexton of a synagogue, from Yiddish shul ‘synagogue’. Compare Schuler.

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

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Schul Family Origin

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Schul Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Shoemaker

    9%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%
  • Cigar Store

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Shoemaker and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schul. A less common occupation for the Schul family was Cigar Store. The most common Schul occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Schul's were Farmers.

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Schul Historical Records

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Schul Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Schul life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Schul in 1962 was 63, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schul

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