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Schmied Name Meaning

German: variant of Schmidt ; this is the form of the modern German vocabulary word for blacksmith. This surname is also found in France (mainly Alsace).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Schmid, Schmier, Schield, Schmitz, Schier, Scheid, Schmidt, Schmitt

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Where is the Schmied family from?

You can see how Schmied families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schmied family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Schmied families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Schmied families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Schmied's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Schmied families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schmied surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schmied ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schmied. 21% of Schmied men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Schmied women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schmied were Truck Driver and Cook. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Cook
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schmied. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmied census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Schmied. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Schmied. For the veterans among your Schmied ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schmied lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Schmied life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Schmied in 1947 was 62, and 57 in 2004.

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