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Schoemer Name Meaning

German (Schömer): of uncertain origin; probably in Bavaria a nickname for someone given to insulting, from Middle High German schemen ‘to shame or abuse’.

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

Similar surnames: Schomer, Schloemer, Scholer, Schommer, Scheler, Schopfer, Schreier

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Where is the Schoemer family from?

You can see how Schoemer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schoemer family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Schoemer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Schoemer families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Schoemer's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Schoemer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schoemer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schoemer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schoemer. 25% of Schoemer men worked as a Clerk and 43% of Schoemer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schoemer were Farming and Stenographer.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Laborer
  • Shipping Clerk
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Machine Operator
  • Stenographer
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What Schoemer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schoemer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schoemer 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 85 immigration records available for the last name Schoemer. 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 172 military records available for the last name Schoemer. For the veterans among your Schoemer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schoemer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Schoemer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Schoemer in 1958 was 49, and 89 in 2004.

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