Schimpf Family History

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Schimpf Name Meaning

German: nickname for a humorous or playful person, from Middle High German schimpf ‘sport’, ‘play’, ‘amusement’.

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


Similar surnames: Schrimpf, Schamp, Schnepf, Schopf, Schimp, Slimp, Scherf, Schiff

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Schimpf Family Origin

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Schimpf Family Occupations

What did your Schimpf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schimpf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 9% of Schimpf's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schimpf family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schimpf.

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Schimpf Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schimpf Life Expectancy

What is the average Schimpf lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Schimpf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Schimpf in 1944 was 21, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schimpf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schimpf 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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