Schlemmer Family History

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Schlemmer Name Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German slamp ‘feast’, ‘banquet’, hence a nickname for a gourmet or a glutton.

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

Similar surnames: Schwemmer, Schleimer, Schwimmer, Schlenker, Schlender, Schleifer

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Schlemmer Family Origin

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Schlemmer Family Occupations

What did your Schlemmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schlemmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Schlemmer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlemmer. A less common occupation for the Schlemmer family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Baker


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

Schlemmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schlemmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlemmer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schlemmer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schlemmer. For the veterans among your Schlemmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlemmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlemmer lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Schlemmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Schlemmer in 1951 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlemmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlemmer 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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