Schmitter Family History

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Schmitter Name Meaning

German: occupational name for someone who owned or worked at a forge, from Middle High German smitte ‘forge’ + agent suffix -er.

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

Similar surnames: Schlitter, Schmitzer, Schetter, Schlotter, Schnitzer, Schmotzer

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Schmitter Family Origin

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Schmitter Family Occupations

What did your Schmitter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schmitter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Schmitter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schmitter family was Keeps House. Farmer, Cooper and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schmitter.

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  • Farmer

  • Cooper

  • Harness Maker

  • Keeps House


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schmitter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schmitter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schmitter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmitter 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 994 immigration records available for the last name Schmitter. 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 870 military records available for the last name Schmitter. For the veterans among your Schmitter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schmitter Life Expectancy

What is the average Schmitter lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schmitter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Schmitter in 1962 was 74, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schmitter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schmitter 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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