Schummer Family History

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Schummer Name Meaning

North German (Schümmer): variant of Schümer (see Schumer).

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

Similar surnames: Schumer, Schommer, Scharmer, Schermer, Schmier, Schumpert, Schremmer

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Schummer Family Origin

Where is the Schummer family from?

Schummer Family Occupations

What did your Schummer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schummer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Schummer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Brewer Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schummer. A less common occupation for the Schummer family was Fireman.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Brewer Hand

  • Fireman


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

Schummer Historical Records

What Schummer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schummer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schummer 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 638 immigration records available for the last name Schummer. 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 373 military records available for the last name Schummer. For the veterans among your Schummer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schummer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schummer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Schummer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Schummer in 1955 was 69, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schummer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schummer 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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