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Schermerhorn Family History

Schermerhorn Name Meaning
Dutch: habitational name from a place so named in the area of the Schermermeer of northern Holland.

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

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14,267 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,115 Military Records
1,378 Immigration Records
22,206 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Schermerhorn Families

  • Number of Schermerhorn families
     131 - 259
     44 - 130
     1 - 43
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schermerhorn last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schermerhorn last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schermerhorn census records

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Schermerhorn Family Origin

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Schermerhorn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schermerhorn

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Schermerhorn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schermerhorn census records

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Schermerhorn Civil War Service Records

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