Schommer Family History

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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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Schommer Family Origin

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Schommer Family Occupations

What did your Schommer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schommer family was Clothing Mfr. The most common Schommer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Schommer's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schommer.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Clothing Mfr

    7%

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

Schommer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 List

There are 642 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 Card

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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Schommer Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schommer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schommer 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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