Schulmeister Family History

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Schulmeister Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a teacher in a school or seminary, from Middle High German schuol(e) + meister ‘master’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a teacher in a Jewish school, from German Schulmeister ‘schoolmaster’.

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


Similar surnames: Schleifer, Hofmeister, Schuster, Wehrmeister, Schmeisser, Fuhrmeister

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Schulmeister Family Origin

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Schulmeister Family Occupations

What did your Schulmeister ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Huckster and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schulmeister. The most common Schulmeister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Schulmeister's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schulmeister family was Pedler.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Huckster

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Pedler

    11%

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

Schulmeister Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schulmeister Life Expectancy

What is the average Schulmeister lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Schulmeister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Schulmeister in 1959 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schulmeister

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schulmeister 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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