Schimmelpfennig Family History

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Schimmelpfennig Name Meaning

German: nickname for a miser who lets his pennies become moldy, from schimmeln ‘to become moldy, mildewy’ (Middle High German schimel ‘mildew’) + Pfennig ‘penny’ (Middle High German phenninc).

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


Similar surnames: Schimmel, Schilling, Schiefer, Schelling, Himmelreich, Himmelstein

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Schimmelpfennig Family Origin

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Schimmelpfennig Family Occupations

What did your Schimmelpfennig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cooper and Dry Good were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schimmelpfennig. The most common Schimmelpfennig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Schimmelpfennig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schimmelpfennig family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Cooper

    14%
  • Dry Good

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

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

Schimmelpfennig Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schimmelpfennig Life Expectancy

What is the average Schimmelpfennig lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schimmelpfennig 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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