Schmeltz Family History

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Schmeltz Name Meaning

German (Bavaria, Franconia, Hesse): occupational name for a smelter, from Middle High German smelzen ‘to smelt metal’. German: habitational name from Schmelz in the Saarland or Schmöltz in Bavaria. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a smelter, from German Schmelze ‘smelting’ (see 1 above).

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


Similar surnames: Schuetz, Schertz, Schmalz, Schultz, Schmelzer, Schmelter, Schmutz

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Schmeltz Family Origin

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Schmeltz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schmeltz. The most common Schmeltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Schmeltz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schmeltz family was Cigar Maker.

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Schmeltz Historical Records

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Schmeltz Life Expectancy

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