Schuur Family History

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Schuur Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: topographic name from Middle Low German schure, Middle Dutch schuur, schuer ‘barn’.

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

Similar surnames: Schur, Schaul, Schnur, Schlup, Schorr, Scheer, Scheuer, Schoer

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Schuur Family Origin

Where is the Schuur family from?

Schuur Family Occupations

What did your Schuur ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Huckster and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schuur. A less common occupation for the Schuur family was Restaurant Keeper. The most common Schuur occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Schuur's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Huckster

  • Laborer

  • Restaurant Keeper


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

Schuur Historical Records

What Schuur family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 904 census records available for the last name Schuur. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schuur 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 550 immigration records available for the last name Schuur. 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 517 military records available for the last name Schuur. For the veterans among your Schuur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schuur Life Expectancy

What is the average Schuur lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schuur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Schuur in 1963 was 78, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schuur

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schuur 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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