Schramer Family History

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Schramer Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Schrammer, an occupational name for a miner, from Middle High German schram ‘crevice in a rock’ + agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Schrader, Schreier, Schauer, Schomer, Schreyer, Schlager, Schrage

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Schramer Family Origin

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Schramer Family Occupations

What did your Schramer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schramer. 8% of Schramer men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Schramer women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schramer were Clerk and Artist

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Typist
    10%
  • Artist
    5%

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

Schramer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schramer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schramer 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 236 immigration records available for the last name Schramer. 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 168 military records available for the last name Schramer. For the veterans among your Schramer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schramer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schramer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schramer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Schramer in 1957 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schramer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schramer 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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