Schoemaker Family History

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Schoemaker Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a shoemaker, Middle Dutch scoemaker(e).

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


Similar surnames: Schomaker, Shoemaker, Schoeppner, Schwemmer, Schenker, Schoettler

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Schoemaker Family Origin

Where is the Schoemaker family from?

Schoemaker Family Occupations

What did your Schoemaker ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cigar Maker and Tailoress were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schoemaker. The most common Schoemaker occupation in Canada was Cigar Maker. 50% of Schoemaker's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker

    50%
  • Tailoress

    50%

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

Schoemaker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schoemaker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schoemaker 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 Schoemaker. 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 Schoemaker. For the veterans among your Schoemaker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schoemaker Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoemaker lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schoemaker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Schoemaker in 1963 was 82, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoemaker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoemaker 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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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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