Schomer Family History

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Schomer Name Meaning

German (mostly Schömer; Bavarian): nickname for an offensive person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schemen ‘to insult’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Hebrew shomer ‘watchman’.

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

Similar surnames: Schoemer, Scholer, Schoer, Schumer, Schober, Schorr, Schlomer

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Schomer Family Origin

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Schomer Family Occupations

What did your Schomer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schomer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Schomer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schomer family was Farm. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schomer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm


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

Schomer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Schomer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schomer 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 561 immigration records available for the last name Schomer. 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 Schomer. For the veterans among your Schomer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schomer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schomer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Schomer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Schomer in 1954 was 44, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schomer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schomer 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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