Schmied Family History

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Schmied Name Meaning

German: variant of Schmidt; this is the form of the modern German vocabulary word for blacksmith.

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

Similar surnames: Schmid, Schmier, Schield, Schmitz, Schier, Scheid, Schmidt, Schmitt

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Schmied Family Origin

Where is the Schmied family from?

Schmied Family Occupations

What did your Schmied ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schmied occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Schmied's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schmied family was Day Labor. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schmied.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Day Labor


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

Schmied Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schmied. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmied 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Schmied. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Schmied. For the veterans among your Schmied ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schmied Life Expectancy

What is the average Schmied lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Schmied life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Schmied in 1947 was 62, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schmied

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schmied 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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