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Schirm Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German schirm ‘shield’, ‘defense’, hence a metonymic form of Schirmer 1.

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


Similar surnames: Schild, Schick, Schiff, Schurz, Scharf, Schorr, Schemm, Schaum

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Schirm Family Origin

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Schirm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Tailor

    18%
  • Brick Mason

    9%
  • Gunsmith

    9%

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schirm. The most common Schirm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Schirm's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schirm family was Gunsmith.

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Schirm Historical Records

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Schirm Life Expectancy

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