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Schommer Name Meaning

German (Saar area) and Belgian (Walloon) form of a North German surname, Schummer, a nickname for a vagabond or rascal.

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

Similar surnames: Schimmer, Schoemer, Schomer, Schumer, Schummer, Schloemer, Schimmel

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Where is the Schommer family from?

You can see how Schommer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schommer family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Schommer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Schommer families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 70% of all the recorded Schommer's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Schommer families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schommer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schommer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and At Home were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Schommer. 60% of Schommer 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
  • At Home

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • At Home
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What Schommer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Schommer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schommer 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 464 immigration records available for the last name Schommer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schommer. For the veterans among your Schommer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schommer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Schommer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Schommer in 1945 was 22, and 76 in 2004.

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