Shimmel Family History

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Shimmel Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Schimmel. Americanized spelling of German Schimmel.

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

Similar surnames: Shimel, Schimmel, Himmel, Hammel, Schimel, Shimer, Simmet, Stimmel

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Shimmel Family Origin

Where is the Shimmel family from?

Shimmel Family Occupations

What did your Shimmel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner and Farm Lab were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shimmel. The most common Shimmel occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 50% of Shimmel's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farm Lab


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

Shimmel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shimmel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shimmel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shimmel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shimmel. For the veterans among your Shimmel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shimmel Life Expectancy

What is the average Shimmel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Shimmel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Shimmel in 1955 was 33, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shimmel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shimmel 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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