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Schmude Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German smuden ‘to roast’, a nickname either for a cook or for someone feeling hot.

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


Similar surnames: Schmuck, Schrade, Schuder, Schaul, Schmutz, Schauder, Schnake

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Where is the Schmude family from?

You can see how Schmude families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schmude family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Schmude families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Schmude families living in Missouri. This was about 78% of all the recorded Schmude's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Schmude families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schmude surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schmude ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schmude. 30% of Schmude men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Schmude women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schmude were Car Repairer Helper and Housekeeper.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Car Repairer Helper
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schmude. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmude census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 234 immigration records available for the last name Schmude. 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 Cards

There are 705 military records available for the last name Schmude. For the veterans among your Schmude ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schmude lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schmude life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Schmude in 1962 was 52, and 88 in 2004.

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