Schmitz Family History

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Schmitz Name Meaning

German (Rhineland): variant or patronymic form of Schmidt.

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


Similar surnames: Schmith, Schmit, Schmitt, Schmied, Schnitz, Schiltz, Schmid, Schilz

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Schmitz Family Origin

Where is the Schmitz family from?

Schmitz Family Occupations

What did your Schmitz ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Schmitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schmitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmitz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Schmitz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Schmitz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schmitz. For the veterans among your Schmitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schmitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Schmitz lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Schmitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Schmitz in 1952 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schmitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schmitz 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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