Schrimpf Family History

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Schrimpf Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with a conspicuous scar, from Middle High German schrimpf ‘scratch’, ‘cut’, or possibly for a small person, from a noun derivative of schrimpfen ‘to shrink or diminish’.

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

Similar surnames: Schrumpf, Schimpf, Schlipf, Schrick, Schramm, Schopf, Strumpf

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Schrimpf Family Origin

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Schrimpf Family Occupations

What did your Schrimpf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Keeping House and ... Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schrimpf. The most common Schrimpf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Schrimpf's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schrimpf family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • ... Maker

  • Blacksmith


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Schrimpf Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schrimpf Life Expectancy

What is the average Schrimpf lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Schrimpf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Schrimpf in 1953 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

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