Schimek Family History

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Schimek Name Meaning

Germanized spelling of a Slavic pet form of the personal name Simon (e.g. Czech Šimek).

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

Similar surnames: Shimek, Simek, Schimke, Schimmel, Schick, Scime, Scheibel, Schier

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Schimek Family Origin

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Schimek Family Occupations

What did your Schimek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schimek. A less common occupation for the Schimek family was Wood & Coal Dealer. The most common Schimek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Schimek's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeps House

  • Wood & Coal Dealer


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

Schimek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schimek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schimek 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 551 immigration records available for the last name Schimek. 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 505 military records available for the last name Schimek. For the veterans among your Schimek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schimek Life Expectancy

What is the average Schimek lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Schimek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Schimek in 1958 was 32, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schimek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schimek 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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