Shindler Family History

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Shindler Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schindler. Americanized spelling of German Schindler.

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

Similar surnames: Spindler, Shidler, Schindler, Shiller, Shinder, Shindle, Sindler

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Shindler Family Origin

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Shindler Family Occupations

What did your Shindler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shindler family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shindler. The most common Shindler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Shindler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Shindler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Shindler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shindler 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 Shindler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shindler. For the veterans among your Shindler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shindler Life Expectancy

What is the average Shindler lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Shindler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Shindler in 1957 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shindler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shindler 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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