Schmaltz Family History

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Schmaltz Name Meaning

German and Jewish: variant spelling of Schmalz.

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

Similar surnames: Schmalz, Schmeltz, Schmelz, Smaltz, Schmall, Schulz, Shultz, Scholtz

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Schmaltz Family Origin

Where is the Schmaltz family from?

Schmaltz Family Occupations

What did your Schmaltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schmaltz. The most common Schmaltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Schmaltz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schmaltz family was Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Miner


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

Schmaltz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Schmaltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmaltz 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 918 immigration records available for the last name Schmaltz. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Schmaltz. For the veterans among your Schmaltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schmaltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Schmaltz lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Schmaltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Schmaltz in 1952 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schmaltz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schmaltz 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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