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Schemm Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German scheme, schem ‘mask’, ‘shadow’, perhaps a nickname for someone who was considered mysterious.

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


Similar surnames: Schein, Schamp, Schramm, Scherf, Scheid, Schaum, Scheu, Schelb

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Schemm Family Origin

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Schemm Family Occupations

What did your Schemm ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Brewer

    17%
  • Clothing Clk

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Schemm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Schemm's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schemm family was Keeping House. Farmer, Brewer and Clothing Clk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schemm.

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Schemm Historical Records

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Schemm Life Expectancy

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Famous Schemm Family

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