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Schmaltz Name Meaning

German and Jewish: variant of Schmalz .

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

Similar surnames: Schmalz, Schmeltz, Schmelz, Smaltz, Schmall, Schulz, Shultz, Scholtz

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Where is the Schmaltz family from?

You can see how Schmaltz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schmaltz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Schmaltz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Schmaltz families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 55% of all the recorded Schmaltz's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Schmaltz families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schmaltz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schmaltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Schmaltz. 100% of Schmaltz 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 7,000 census records available for the last name Schmaltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmaltz 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 918 immigration records available for the last name Schmaltz. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Schmaltz. For the veterans among your Schmaltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schmaltz lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Schmaltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Schmaltz in 1952 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

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