Schmeck Family History

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Schmeck Name Meaning

nickname for a gourmet, from Middle High German smecken ‘to taste’. from a Sorbian personal name Smejk, meaning ‘smiler’.

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

Similar surnames: Schieck, Schmuck, Schmick, Schneck, Schreck, Scheck, Schrick, Schmock

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Schmeck Family Origin

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Schmeck Family Occupations

What did your Schmeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schmeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Schmeck's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schmeck. A less common occupation for the Schmeck family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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

Schmeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schmeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmeck 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 384 immigration records available for the last name Schmeck. 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 543 military records available for the last name Schmeck. For the veterans among your Schmeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schmeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Schmeck lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Schmeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Schmeck in 1964 was 83, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schmeck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schmeck 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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