Schmitzer Family History

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Schmitzer Name Meaning

occupational name from the dialect word smitzen ‘to dye hides’. nickname for an impatient person, from Middle High German smitzen ‘to go fast’.

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


Similar surnames: Schmotzer, Schnitzer, Schmitter, Schwitzer, Schlitter, Schmelzer

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Schmitzer Family Origin

Where is the Schmitzer family from?

Schmitzer Family Occupations

What did your Schmitzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cabinet Maker, Carpenter and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schmitzer. The most common Schmitzer occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 11% of Schmitzer's were Cabinet Makers. A less common occupation for the Schmitzer family was Farmer.

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  • Cabinet Maker

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Cooper

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

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

Schmitzer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schmitzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmitzer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schmitzer. 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 Schmitzer. For the veterans among your Schmitzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schmitzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schmitzer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Schmitzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Schmitzer in 1945 was 33, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schmitzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schmitzer 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.

Famous Schmitzer Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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