Schmith Family History

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Schmith Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Schmidt.

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

Similar surnames: Schmitt, Schmitz, Schmit, Schmied, Schmid, Schmits, Schlitt, Schiek

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Schmith Family Origin

Where is the Schmith family from?

Schmith Family Occupations

What did your Schmith ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Hotel Chef (head) and Electricians N were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Schmith. 34% of Schmith men worked as a Hotel Chef (head)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Hotel Chef (head)
  • Retired Book Maker
  • Retired Ship Cementer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Electricians N

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

Schmith Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Schmith. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmith 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schmith. 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 964 military records available for the last name Schmith. For the veterans among your Schmith ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schmith Life Expectancy

What is the average Schmith lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schmith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Schmith in 1962 was 76, and 18 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schmith

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schmith 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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