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Schmal Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German Middle Low German smal ‘small slight thin’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Schmalz, Schaal, Schaul, Schwan, Scholl, Schall, Scheel, Schnall

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Where is the Schmal family from?

You can see how Schmal families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schmal family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Schmal families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 11 Schmal families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Schmal's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Schmal families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schmal surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schmal ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Schmal. 100% of Schmal men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schmal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmal census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schmal. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schmal. For the veterans among your Schmal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schmal lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Schmal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Schmal in 1961 was 25, and 72 in 2003.

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