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The name Schindle was born in the beautiful region of Bohemia, which is now part of Czechoslavakia. In the Middle Ages, Bohemia was a part of the Holy Roman Empire, which was characterized by the Feudal System. Before this era, people were known only by a single name. However, as the population increased and travelers set out on their journeys, it became necessary for people to adopt a second name to identify themselves. Many people, such as the Schindle family, adopted the name of their feudal occupation as their surname. However, an occupational name did not become a hereditary surname until the office or type of employment became hereditary. The surname Schindle was an occupational name for a roofer. The name Schindle is derived from the Old German word "schindel," which means "shingle" or "small pebbles."

Schindle Early Origins



The surname Schindle was first found in Bohemia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the major political changes which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Schindle Spelling Variations


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Schindle Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schindler, Schindlers, Schindel, Schindelin and many more.

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Schindle Early History


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Schindle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schindle research. Another 307 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1704, 1795, 1816, and 1864 are included under the topic Early Schindle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schindle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schindle Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schindle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schindle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Barbara Schindle and Franz Schindle arrived in Texas in 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schindle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schindle (post 1700)



  • Benjamin S. Schindle, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1916

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    3. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
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    The Schindle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schindle Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 February 2016 at 09:02.

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