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Schumer Family History

Schumer Name Meaning
German: unexplained.North German (Schümer): nickname from Middle Low German schumer ‘good-for-nothing’, ‘vagabond’.

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

18,300 Historical Documents with Schumer on Ancestry.com
4,863 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
703 Military Records
966 Immigration Records
4,056 Census and Voter Lists
7,712 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schumer Families

  • Number of Schumer families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schumer families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schumer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schumer census records

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Schumer Family Origin

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Schumer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Schumer families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Schumer

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Schumer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schumer census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Schumer ancestors, such as occupation.

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Schumer Civil War Service Records

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