Schmoldt Family History

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Schmoldt Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German smolt ‘tallow’, ‘fat’, ‘grease’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a chandler.

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

Similar surnames: Schmalz, Schmock, Scholl, Schmoll, Schmidt, Schott, Schmoker, Schild

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Schmoldt Family Origin

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Schmoldt Family Occupations

What did your Schmoldt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schmoldt family was Owens Sawmill. Farmer, Retail Grocer and Making Side Walks/Stone Work were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schmoldt. The most common Schmoldt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Schmoldt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Retail Grocer

  • Making Side Walks/Stone Work

  • Owens Sawmill


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

Schmoldt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schmoldt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmoldt 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 390 immigration records available for the last name Schmoldt. 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 584 military records available for the last name Schmoldt. For the veterans among your Schmoldt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schmoldt Life Expectancy

What is the average Schmoldt lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2003, in the United States, Schmoldt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Schmoldt in 1944 was 39, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schmoldt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schmoldt 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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