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Blechschmidt Surname Meaning

German: occupational name for a worker in tin a variant of Blech (from Middle High German blech ‘tin’) with the addition of Schmidt ‘smith’ (from Middle High German smit). Compare Blacksmith .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kleinschmidt, Brockschmidt, Reinschmidt, Kleinschmit, Schmidt

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Where is the Blechschmidt family from?

You can see how Blechschmidt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blechschmidt family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Blechschmidt families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 24 Blechschmidt families living in New Jersey. This was 100% of all the recorded Blechschmidt's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Blechschmidt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blechschmidt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blechschmidt ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Blechschmidt. 100% of Blechschmidt women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 775 census records available for the last name Blechschmidt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blechschmidt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 510 immigration records available for the last name Blechschmidt. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 936 military records available for the last name Blechschmidt. For the veterans among your Blechschmidt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blechschmidt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Blechschmidt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Blechschmidt in 1962 was 76, and 75 in 2004.

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