Schemmel Family History

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Schemmel Name Meaning

German: nickname for a disabled person, from Middle High German schemel ‘stool’, which was used as a crutch by invalids.

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


Similar surnames: Schimmel, Schemel, Schamel, Schemm, Schendel, Schlemmer, Schenkel

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Schemmel Family Origin

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Schemmel Family Occupations

What did your Schemmel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schemmel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Schemmel's were Farmers. Farmer, Harness Maker and Beer Peddler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schemmel. A less common occupation for the Schemmel family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Harness Maker

    13%
  • Beer Peddler

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    7%

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

Schemmel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schemmel Life Expectancy

What is the average Schemmel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schemmel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Schemmel in 1957 was 56, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schemmel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schemmel 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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