Schirmer Family History

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Schirmer Name Meaning

occupational name, from Middle High German schirmer ‘fencing master’, ‘street player’ (see Schermer 1). (Saxony): habitational name for someone from Schirma near Freiberg.

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


Similar surnames: Schermer, Scharrer, Scherzer, Schimmer, Schieber, Schiffer, Scherer

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Schirmer Family Origin

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Schirmer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Boarding House

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Schirmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Schirmer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schirmer family was Boarding House. Farmer, Carpenter and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schirmer.

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Schirmer Historical Records

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Schirmer Life Expectancy

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