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 1880, Farming, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schumer. The most common Schumer occupation in the USA was Farming. 14% of Schumer's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Schumer family was Carpenter.

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  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Carpenter


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

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schumer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schumer 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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