Schmutz Family History

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Schmutz Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a dirty or slovenly person, from German Schmutz ‘dirt’, Middle High German smuz. South German: nickname for a cheerful person, from a noun derivative of Middle High German smutzen ‘to smile’.

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

Similar surnames: Schuetz, Schutz, Schmuck, Schatz, Schantz, Schertz, Schmeltz, Schultz

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Schmutz Family Origin

Where is the Schmutz family from?

Schmutz Family Occupations

What did your Schmutz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Schmutz. 72% of Schmutz men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Merchant
  • Harness Maker
  • Retired Farmer

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

Schmutz Historical Records

What Schmutz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Schmutz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schmutz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schmutz. 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 Schmutz. For the veterans among your Schmutz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schmutz Life Expectancy

What is the average Schmutz lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Schmutz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Schmutz in 1958 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schmutz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schmutz 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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