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Find more Schmitt 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 214 less people named Schmitt 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 18,665 people named Schmitt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Schmitt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 18,451 people named Schmitt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 93
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • The average annual income was $1,177

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 7,020 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Wisconsin
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 14% were born in foreign countries