Schmidt Family History

Meaning of surname: Schmidt

Schmidt is a common German occupational surname derived from the German word "Schmied" meaning "blacksmith" and/or "metalworker". This surname is the German equivalent of "Smith" in the English-speaking world.

We found 2,820,662 Genealogy and Family History Records for Schmidt in our Newspaper Archive.

Details for Schmidt surname:

2,706,895 Digital Copies of Newspapers
45,411 Pictures of Obituaries
5,903 Government Documents
45 Historical Books
62,408 Social Security Death Records

Schmidt Surname

Trace Your Family History Back to 1690

GenealogyBank can help you trace your family all the way back to 1690.

The map shows where Schmidt families lived over time.

Here we are showing you genealogy and family history records found in newspapers and other historical documents that include the surname Schmidt

222,715 - 82,865

81,110 - 32,766

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Passenger Lists for Surname Schmidt

Mentions of Schmidt family name in Passenger Lists

Birth Records for Surname Schmidt

Mentions of Schmidt family name in Birth Records

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