Schomaker Family History

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Schomaker Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for a shoemaker, from Middle Low German scho ‘shoe’ + an agent derivative of maken ‘to make’.

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

Similar surnames: Schoemaker, Schoer, Schomer, Schmoker, Schumacher, Schrader

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Schomaker Family Origin

Where is the Schomaker family from?

Schomaker Family Occupations

What did your Schomaker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schomaker. A less common occupation for the Schomaker family was Tailor. The most common Schomaker occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 12% of Schomaker's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Tailor


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

Schomaker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Schomaker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schomaker 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schomaker. 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 919 military records available for the last name Schomaker. For the veterans among your Schomaker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schomaker Life Expectancy

What is the average Schomaker lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Schomaker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Schomaker in 1960 was 57, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schomaker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schomaker 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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