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Schmitter Family History

Schmitter Name Meaning
German: occupational name for someone who owned or worked at a forge, from Middle High German smitte ‘forge’ + agent suffix -er.

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

17,698 Historical Documents with Schmitter on Ancestry.com
8,181 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
839 Military Records
939 Immigration Records
2,407 Census and Voter Lists
5,332 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schmitter Families

  • Number of Schmitter families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schmitter families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schmitter last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schmitter census records

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Schmitter Family Origin

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Schmitter Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schmitter

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Schmitter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schmitter census records

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Schmitter Civil War Service Records

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