Schumer Family History

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Schumer Name Meaning

German: unexplained. North German (Schümer): nickname from Middle Low German schumer ‘good-for-nothing’, ‘vagabond’.

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


Similar surnames: Schuder, Schomer, Schummer, Schuler, Schermer, Scher, Schmeer, Schuur

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Schumer Family Origin

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Schumer Family Occupations

What did your Schumer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schumer. 22% of Schumer men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Schumer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schumer were Truck Driver and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    30%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Bookkeeper
    17%
  • Maid
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Schumer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Schumer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schumer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schumer. 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 731 military records available for the last name Schumer. For the veterans among your Schumer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schumer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schumer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schumer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schumer in 1962 was 58, and 90 in 2004.

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