Schimke Family History

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Schimke Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): from a pet form of the personal name Simon.

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


Similar surnames: Schick, Schimek, Schimmel, Shimko, Scime, Shimek, Schminke, Schillo

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Schimke Family Origin

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Schimke Family Occupations

What did your Schimke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schimke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Schimke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schimke family was Taylor. Farmer and Brick Molder were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schimke.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Brick Molder

    14%
  • Taylor

    14%

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

Schimke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schimke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schimke 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 Schimke. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Schimke. For the veterans among your Schimke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schimke Life Expectancy

What is the average Schimke lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schimke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schimke in 1957 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schimke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schimke 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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