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Schmoyer Surname Meaning

Americanized form of German Schmeyer: habitational name for someone from Schmeihe near Calw. Compare Smoyer .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Smoyer, Schofer, Schmauder, Schmoll, Schleyer, Scheyer, Schreyer

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Where is the Schmoyer family from?

You can see how Schmoyer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schmoyer family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Schmoyer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Schmoyer families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Schmoyer's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Schmoyer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schmoyer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schmoyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schmoyer. 21% of Schmoyer men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Schmoyer women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schmoyer were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Schmoyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmoyer 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 83 immigration records available for the last name Schmoyer. 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 912 military records available for the last name Schmoyer. For the veterans among your Schmoyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schmoyer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Schmoyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Schmoyer in 1950 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

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