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Schemeit Family History

Schemeit 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: Schemel, Schmit, Clement, Schei, Scheuer, Schepis, Schein, Schlein

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Where is the Schemeit family from?

Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schemeit surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Schemeit ancestors do for a living?

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


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Census Records

There are 8 census records available for the last name Schemeit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schemeit 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 16 immigration records available for the last name Schemeit. 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 11 military records available for the last name Schemeit. For the veterans among your Schemeit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schemeit lifespan?

Between 1974 and 2004, in the United States, Schemeit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Schemeit in 1974 was 73, and 86 in 2004.

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