Schmeisser Family History

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Schmeisser Name Meaning

German (Schmeisser): from an agent derivative of Middle High German smizen ‘to spread or smear’, ‘to strike’, hence an occupational name for a painter or plasterer, or for a miner using a pickaxe.

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

Similar surnames: Schiesser, Schreiner, Schloesser, Scheiner, Schleifer, Schleimer

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Schmeisser Family Origin

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Schmeisser Family Occupations

What did your Schmeisser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Tobacco Commission were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schmeisser. The most common Schmeisser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Schmeisser's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Tobacco Commission


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Schmeisser Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schmeisser Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Schmeisser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Schmeisser in 1963 was 71, and 67 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schmeisser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schmeisser 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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