Schmeltz Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Schmeltz Name Meaning

German (Bavaria, Franconia, Hesse): occupational name for a smelter, from Middle High German smelzen ‘to smelt metal’. German: habitational name from Schmelz in the Saarland or Schmöltz in Bavaria. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a smelter, from German Schmelze ‘smelting’ (see 1 above).

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Schmeltz Family Origin

Where is the Schmeltz family from?

SHOW MORE

Schmeltz Family Occupations

What did your Schmeltz ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schmeltz family was Cigar Maker. The most common Schmeltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Schmeltz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schmeltz.

Source: Census data for Schmeltz | Data not to scale

Schmeltz Historical Records

What Schmeltz family records will you find?

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Schmeltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Schmeltz lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schmeltz 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Schmeltz Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Look up another name