Schirmacher Family History

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Schirmacher Name Meaning

German: occupational name for someone who makes harnesses and bridles for horses, from Middle High German (ge)schirre ‘harness’ + macher ‘maker’.

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


Similar surnames: Schumacher, Stellmacher, Schirmer, Hamacher, Schwemmer, Mohrbacher

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Schirmacher Family Origin

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Schirmacher Family Occupations

What did your Schirmacher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schirmacher. 20% of Schirmacher men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Carpenter
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    100%

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

Schirmacher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schirmacher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schirmacher 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 449 immigration records available for the last name Schirmacher. 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 884 military records available for the last name Schirmacher. For the veterans among your Schirmacher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schirmacher Life Expectancy

What is the average Schirmacher lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2003, in the United States, Schirmacher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schirmacher in 1947 was 45, and 93 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schirmacher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schirmacher 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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