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Schaumann Family History

Schaumann Name Meaning

in central Germany, a variant of Schumann. habitational name from any of several places named Schaum, for example near Wernigerode.

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


Similar surnames: Chaumont, Schumann, Schau, Scheumann, Schoemann, Schuhmann, Haumann

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Where is the Schaumann family from?

You can see how Schaumann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schaumann family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Schaumann families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 19 Schaumann families living in New York. This was about 40% of all the recorded Schaumann's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Schaumann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schaumann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schaumann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schaumann. 34% of Schaumann men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Schaumann women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schaumann were Mechanic and Housewife.

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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
    34%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Machinist
    15%
  • Mechanic
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Housewife
    50%
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What Schaumann family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schaumann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schaumann 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 935 immigration records available for the last name Schaumann. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Schaumann. For the veterans among your Schaumann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schaumann lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2003, in the United States, Schaumann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Schaumann in 1950 was 43, and 79 in 2003.

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