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Find more Schmid relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 67 less people named Schmid in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 5,973 people named Schmid in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Schmid in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,906 people named Schmid were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 27% were children
  • 5,746 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 191 were disabled
  • For 2,956 females, Mary was the most common name

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As Schmid families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most mothers originated from Switzerland
  • 840 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Native
  • 40% were first-generation Americans