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Schuermann Name Meaning

North German (Schürmann): habitational name for someone from a place called Schüre(n) or a topographic name for someone who lived by a barn from Middle Low German schüre ‘barn’. Compare Schurmann Sherman and Shurman .

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

Similar surnames: Schuenemann, Scheunemann, Schwerman, Schiemann, Scheumann, Thurman

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Where is the Schuermann family from?

You can see how Schuermann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schuermann family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Schuermann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 35 Schuermann families living in Missouri. This was about 45% of all the recorded Schuermann's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Schuermann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schuermann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schuermann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schuermann. 32% of Schuermann men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Schuermann women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schuermann were Laborer and Operator. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Operator
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What Schuermann family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schuermann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schuermann 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 679 immigration records available for the last name Schuermann. 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 482 military records available for the last name Schuermann. For the veterans among your Schuermann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schuermann lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Schuermann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Schuermann in 1944 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

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