Waldschmidt Family History

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Waldschmidt Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German waltsmit denoting a blacksmith who smelted iron ore gathered in the forest.

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


Similar surnames: Goldschmidt, Schmidt, Waldstein, Windschitl, Scheidt, Hammerschmidt

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Waldschmidt Family Origin

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Waldschmidt Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Waldschmidt family was Blacksmith. The most common Waldschmidt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Waldschmidt's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waldschmidt.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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Waldschmidt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Waldschmidt Life Expectancy

What is the average Waldschmidt lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Waldschmidt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Waldschmidt in 1945 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waldschmidt 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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