Schermerhorn Family History

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Schermerhorn Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from a place so named in the area of the Schermermeer of northern Holland.

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


Similar surnames: Schellhorn, Stellhorn, Schemenauer, Hirschhorn, Schoenborn, Scherzer

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Schermerhorn Family Origin

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Schermerhorn Family Occupations

What did your Schermerhorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schermerhorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Schermerhorn's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schermerhorn. A less common occupation for the Schermerhorn family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Schermerhorn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schermerhorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schermerhorn 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 Schermerhorn. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schermerhorn. For the veterans among your Schermerhorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schermerhorn Life Expectancy

What is the average Schermerhorn lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Schermerhorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Schermerhorn in 1953 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schermerhorn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schermerhorn 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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