Schminke Family History

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Schminke Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin, perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a maker of cosmetics and ointments, from Middle High German smicke, sminke ‘make-up’.

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

Similar surnames: Schmick, Schlink, Schnick, Schenk, Schmuck, Schmock, Schink, Schenker

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Schminke Family Origin

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Schminke Family Occupations

What did your Schminke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schminke family was Keeps House. Baker, Blacksmith and Carpet Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schminke. The most common Schminke occupation in the USA was Baker. 9% of Schminke's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpet Weaver

  • Keeps House


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

Schminke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schminke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schminke 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 590 immigration records available for the last name Schminke. 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 305 military records available for the last name Schminke. For the veterans among your Schminke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schminke Life Expectancy

What is the average Schminke lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2003, in the United States, Schminke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Schminke in 1941 was 55, and 89 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schminke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schminke 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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