Schuler Family History

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Schuler Name Meaning

South German (also Schüler): occupational name for a scholar or a student training to be a priest, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schuol(e) ‘school’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a Talmudic scholar or the sexton of a synagogue, from an agent derivative of Yiddish shul ‘synagogue’.

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

Similar surnames: Scheler, Schuder, Scholer, Schule, Schul, Schuller, Schomer, Schutter

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Schuler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Schuler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Schuler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Schuler Family Origin

Where is the Schuler family from?

Schuler Family Occupations

What did your Schuler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schuler family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schuler. The most common Schuler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Schuler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Schuler Historical Records

What Schuler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 63,000 census records available for the last name Schuler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schuler 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Schuler. 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 26,000 military records available for the last name Schuler. For the veterans among your Schuler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schuler Life Expectancy

What is the average Schuler lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Schuler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Schuler in 1946 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schuler 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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