Schimmelpfennig Family History

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Schimmelpfennig Name Meaning

German: nickname for a miser who lets his pennies become moldy, from schimmeln ‘to become moldy, mildewy’ (Middle High German schimel ‘mildew’) + Pfennig ‘penny’ (Middle High German phenninc).

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


Similar surnames: Schimmel, Schilling, Schiefer, Schelling, Himmelreich, Himmelstein

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Schimmelpfennig Family Origin

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Schimmelpfennig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Cooper

    14%
  • Dry Good

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schimmelpfennig family was Laborer. The most common Schimmelpfennig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Schimmelpfennig's were Farmers. Farmer, Cooper and Dry Good were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schimmelpfennig.

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Schimmelpfennig Historical Records

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Schimmelpfennig Life Expectancy

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