Kleinschmidt Family History

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Kleinschmidt Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a maker of small forged items and metal hand tools, literally ‘small smith’.

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


Similar surnames: Kleinschmit, Reinschmidt, Fleischmann, Hammerschmidt, Goldschmidt

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Kleinschmidt Family Origin

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Kleinschmidt Family Occupations

What did your Kleinschmidt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Grocer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kleinschmidt. The most common Kleinschmidt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Kleinschmidt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kleinschmidt family was Clerk In Store.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Grocer

    5%
  • Barber

    3%
  • Clerk In Store

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kleinschmidt ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kleinschmidt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kleinschmidt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kleinschmidt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kleinschmidt. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kleinschmidt. For the veterans among your Kleinschmidt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kleinschmidt Life Expectancy

What is the average Kleinschmidt lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Kleinschmidt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kleinschmidt in 1940 was 67, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kleinschmidt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kleinschmidt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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