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Schimmer Name Meaning

German: probably a topographic name; it is found as the first element in compound topographic names, but its meaning is unclear. There are several places called Schimm, for example near Wismar and near Osnabrück, and in some instances the surname may be habitational. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental from German Schimmer ‘glimmer’, ‘shimmer’.

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


Similar surnames: Schimmel, Simmer, Schemmer, Schirmer, Schier, Schwimmer, Schiffer

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Schimmer Family Origin

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Schimmer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Brick Layer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schimmer family was Brick Layer. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schimmer. The most common Schimmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Schimmer's were Farmers.

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Schimmer Life Expectancy

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