Schumacher Family History

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Schumacher Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shoemaker, from Middle High German schuoch ‘shoe’, German Schuh + an agent derivative of machen ‘to make’.

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

Similar surnames: Schacher, Schleicher, Schuhmacher, Schirmacher, Schomaker, Schlachter

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Schumacher Family Origin

Where is the Schumacher family from?

Schumacher Family Occupations

What did your Schumacher ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Schumacher. 60% of Schumacher men worked as a General Labourer and 95% of Schumacher women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schumacher were Pastry Cook confectioner and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Pastry Cook confectioner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Schumacher Historical Records

What Schumacher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 85,000 census records available for the last name Schumacher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schumacher 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 24,000 immigration records available for the last name Schumacher. 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 26,000 military records available for the last name Schumacher. For the veterans among your Schumacher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schumacher Life Expectancy

What is the average Schumacher lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Schumacher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Schumacher in 1941 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schumacher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schumacher 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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