Schmal Family History

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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 ©2013, Oxford University Press


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

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Schmal Family Origin

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Schmal Family Occupations

What did your Schmal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schmal. A less common occupation for the Schmal family was Baker. The most common Schmal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Schmal's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Baker

    5%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Schmal Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 List

There are 642 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 Card

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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Schmal Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schmal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schmal 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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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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