Schmuck Family History

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Schmuck Name Meaning

German and Austrian: from Middle High German smuc ‘jewel’, ‘finery’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a jeweler, or a nickname for someone who wore a prominent jewel or ornament. North German: nickname from Middle Low German smuck ‘neat’, ‘dainty’.

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

Similar surnames: Schmick, Schmock, Schlick, Schieck, Schnick, Schmeck, Schunk, Schmutz

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Schmuck Family Origin

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Schmuck Family Occupations

What did your Schmuck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schmuck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Schmuck's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schmuck. A less common occupation for the Schmuck family was Miller.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Miller


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

Schmuck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Schmuck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmuck 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Schmuck. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Schmuck. For the veterans among your Schmuck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schmuck Life Expectancy

What is the average Schmuck lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Schmuck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schmuck in 1947 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schmuck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schmuck 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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