Schroeder Family History

Meaning of surname: Schroeder

Schroeder is a North German (from Schröder) occupational name for a cloth cutter or tailor, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German schroden, schraden ‘to cut’. The same term was occasionally used to denote a gristmiller as well as a shoemaker, whose work included cutting leather, and also a drayman, one who delivered beer and wine in bulk to customers; in some instances the surname may have been acquired in either of these senses. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe which has been held by many notable people, including:

We found 893,306 Genealogy and Family History Records for Schroeder in our Newspaper Archive.

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840,772 Digital Copies of Newspapers
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3,446 Government Documents
10 Historical Books
28,158 Social Security Death Records

Schroeder Surname

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