Smelcer Family History

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Smelcer Name Meaning

Slavic spelling of German Schmelzer.

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


Similar surnames: Melcer, Selcer, Smelser, Sulcer, Mencer, Selzer, Sheler, Seeger

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Smelcer Family Origin

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Smelcer Family Occupations

What did your Smelcer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Smelcer. 20% of Smelcer men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Smelcer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Smelcer were Farm Operator and Machine Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Farming
    6%
  • Farm Operator
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Housework
    12%
  • House Keeper
    9%
  • Machine Operator
    6%

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

Smelcer Historical Records

What Smelcer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Smelcer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Smelcer 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 60 immigration records available for the last name Smelcer. 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 465 military records available for the last name Smelcer. For the veterans among your Smelcer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Smelcer Life Expectancy

What is the average Smelcer lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Smelcer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Smelcer in 1951 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smelcer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Smelcer 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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