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Schmotzer Name Meaning

South German (also Schmötzer): either a nickname for a dirty person, from Middle High German smotzen ‘to make greasy’, or from the noun smotz ‘grease’, an occupational name for a dealer in grease.

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


Similar surnames: Schmitzer, Schmutzler, Schlotter, Schmelzer, Schnitzer, Schmitter

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Schmotzer Family Origin

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Schmotzer Family Occupations

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Schmotzer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schmotzer Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Schmotzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Schmotzer in 1948 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

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