Schmuhl Family History

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Schmuhl Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a pitch boiler, from a Slavic word akin to Polish smola ‘pitch’. Compare Schmoll. from the Hebrew personal name Samuel, which in some instances was used as a generic term for a Jew.

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

Similar surnames: Schmoll, Schmehl, Schaul, Schlup, Schuh, Schul, Samuel, Lehmkuhl

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Schmuhl Family Origin

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Schmuhl Family Occupations

What did your Schmuhl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schmuhl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Schmuhl's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schmuhl. A less common occupation for the Schmuhl family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Brick Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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Schmuhl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schmuhl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmuhl 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 588 immigration records available for the last name Schmuhl. 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 422 military records available for the last name Schmuhl. For the veterans among your Schmuhl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schmuhl Life Expectancy

What is the average Schmuhl lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schmuhl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Schmuhl in 1962 was 62, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schmuhl

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