Schmelter Family History

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Schmelter Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for a smelter, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German smelten ‘to smelt metal’.

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

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Schmelter Family Origin

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Schmelter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • ... Mfr

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Book Keeper

    14%

In 1880, the most common Schmelter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Schmelter's were Farmers. Farmer, ... Mfr and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schmelter. A less common occupation for the Schmelter family was Book Keeper.

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Schmelter Historical Records

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Schmelter Life Expectancy

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