Schmeck Family History

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Schmeck Name Meaning

nickname for a gourmet, from Middle High German smecken ‘to taste’. from a Sorbian personal name Smejk, meaning ‘smiler’.

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


Similar surnames: Schieck, Schmuck, Schmick, Schneck, Schreck, Scheck, Schrick, Schmock

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Schmeck Family Origin

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Schmeck Family Occupations

What did your Schmeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schmeck. 13% of Schmeck men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Schmeck women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schmeck were Machinist and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Proprietor
    5%
  • Machinist
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    5%
  • Knitter
    5%
  • Stenographer
    5%

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

Schmeck Historical Records

What Schmeck family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schmeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmeck 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 384 immigration records available for the last name Schmeck. 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 543 military records available for the last name Schmeck. For the veterans among your Schmeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schmeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Schmeck lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Schmeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Schmeck in 1964 was 83, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schmeck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schmeck 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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