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Schmedtje Family History

Schmedtje Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Schmidtke, Schmeltz, Schoettle, Schmidt, Schmadeke, Schmelter

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Where is the Schmedtje family from?

You can see how Schmedtje families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schmedtje family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Schmedtje families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 3 Schmedtje families living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Schmedtje's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Schmedtje families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schmedtje surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schmedtje ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Secretary was the top reported job for people in the USA named Schmedtje. 100% of Schmedtje women worked as a Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 67 census records available for the last name Schmedtje. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmedtje census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 78 immigration records available for the last name Schmedtje. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 17 military records available for the last name Schmedtje. For the veterans among your Schmedtje ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schmedtje lifespan?

Between 1964 and 1986, in the United States, Schmedtje life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Schmedtje in 1964 was 60, and 87 in 1986.

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