Schumann Family History

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Schumann Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shoemaker, from Middle High German schuoch ‘shoe’ + man ‘man’, German Schuh + Mann.

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

Similar surnames: Schuchmann, Scheumann, Schulman, Heumann, Schiemann, Buchmann, Ehmann

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Schumann Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Schumann name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Schumann. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Schumann Family Origin

Where is the Schumann family from?

Schumann Family Occupations

What did your Schumann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Shoemaker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schumann. The most common Schumann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Schumann's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schumann family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Shoemaker

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Schumann Historical Records

What Schumann family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Schumann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schumann 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Schumann. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Schumann. For the veterans among your Schumann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schumann Life Expectancy

What is the average Schumann lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Schumann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Schumann in 1944 was 23, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schumann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schumann 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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