Last name: SCHROEDER

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All you have to know about the last name SCHROEDER

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SCHROEDER : This last name is indexed 301,615 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SCHROEDER : North German (mainly Schröder): occupational name for a cloth cutter or tailor from an agent derivative of Middle Low German schrōden schrāden ‘to cut’. The same term was occasionally used to denote a grist miller 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 surname is also found France (Alsace and Lorraine) and Poland. Compare Schroder.

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