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Schmier Name Meaning

German: variant of Schmieder .

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


Similar surnames: Schmied, Schmer, Schnier, Scheier, Schwier, Schmeer, Schier, Schmieg

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Where is the Schmier family from?

You can see how Schmier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schmier family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Schmier families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Schmier family living in Northumberland. This was 100% of all the recorded Schmier's in United Kingdom. Northumberland had the highest population of Schmier families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schmier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schmier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schmier. 23% of Schmier men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Schmier women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schmier were Lawyer and Typist. .

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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

  • Salesman
    23%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Lawyer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Typist
    25%
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What Schmier family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schmier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmier 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 644 immigration records available for the last name Schmier. 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 424 military records available for the last name Schmier. For the veterans among your Schmier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schmier lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Schmier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schmier in 1965 was 73, and 70 in 2004.

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