Schmidlin Family History

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Schmidlin Name Meaning

South German: from a diminutive of Middle High German smit ‘blacksmith’, probably denoting a blacksmith who was the son of a blacksmith.

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

Similar surnames: Schmidt, Scheidler, Schilling, Scheid, Schild, Schmalz, Schmeling

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Schmidlin Family Origin

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Schmidlin Family Occupations

What did your Schmidlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schmidlin family was Laborer. The most common Schmidlin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Schmidlin's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schmidlin.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Gardener

  • Laborer


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Schmidlin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schmidlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmidlin 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 871 immigration records available for the last name Schmidlin. 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 919 military records available for the last name Schmidlin. For the veterans among your Schmidlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schmidlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Schmidlin lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schmidlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schmidlin in 1957 was 58, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schmidlin

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