Schiermeyer Family History

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Schiermeyer Name Meaning

North German: variant of Schierer 2 + Meyer, which in Westphalia took on the function of -man ‘man’ in a compound name.

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

Similar surnames: Schermer, Schierer, Sundermeyer, Tiemeyer, Schriefer, Schreyer

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Schiermeyer Family Origin

Where is the Schiermeyer family from?

Schiermeyer Family Occupations

What did your Schiermeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schiermeyer family was Laborer. The most common Schiermeyer occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Schiermeyer's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schiermeyer.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Laborer


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

Schiermeyer Historical Records

What Schiermeyer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 987 census records available for the last name Schiermeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schiermeyer 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 175 immigration records available for the last name Schiermeyer. 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 146 military records available for the last name Schiermeyer. For the veterans among your Schiermeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schiermeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schiermeyer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schiermeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Schiermeyer in 1962 was 75, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schiermeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schiermeyer 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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