Schrimsher Family History

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Schrimsher Name Meaning

Variant of English Scrimshaw, an occupational name for a fencer or fencing-master, from Old French eskermisseo(u)r ‘fencer’, ‘skirmisher’. Fencing-masters always found plentiful employment in medieval England, although they were officially banned from the City of London because of their dangerous influence.

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


Similar surnames: Schramer, Thrasher, Schremmer, Scrivener, Scheiber, Schreyer

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Schrimsher Family Origin

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Schrimsher Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farming

    27%
  • Cooper

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schrimsher. A less common occupation for the Schrimsher family was Keeping House. The most common Schrimsher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Schrimsher's were Farmers.

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Schrimsher Historical Records

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Schrimsher Life Expectancy

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