Schmitzer Family History

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Schmitzer Name Meaning

occupational name from the dialect word smitzen ‘to dye hides’. nickname for an impatient person, from Middle High German smitzen ‘to go fast’.

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

Similar surnames: Schmotzer, Schnitzer, Schmitter, Schwitzer, Schlitter, Schmelzer

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Schmitzer Family Origin

Where is the Schmitzer family from?

Schmitzer Family Occupations

What did your Schmitzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, No Occupa was the top reported job for people in the UK named Schmitzer.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • No Occupa

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

Schmitzer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schmitzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmitzer 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 762 immigration records available for the last name Schmitzer. 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 907 military records available for the last name Schmitzer. For the veterans among your Schmitzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schmitzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schmitzer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Schmitzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Schmitzer in 1945 was 33, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schmitzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schmitzer 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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