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SCHMITT - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname SCHMITT

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Definition: An occupational surname for "blacksmith" or "metalworker," from the German word "schmied." The German equivalent of the English surname SMITH.

Surname Origin: German

Alternate Surname Spellings: SCHMIDT, SCHMID, SCHMITZ

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Surname Finder - SCHMITT Genealogy & Family Resources
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SCHMITT Surname & Family Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Schmitt surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

SCHMITT Family Genealogy Forum
Free message board is focused on descendants of SCHMITT ancestors around the world.

FamilySearch - SCHMITT Genealogy
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German Genealogy
Research your German family tree with the help of these German genealogical societies, records, surname lists, archives and libraries, and Germany genealogy research guides.

Cousin Connect - SCHMITT Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - SCHMITT Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name SCHMITT.

MyCinnamonToast.com - SCHMITT Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the SCHMITT surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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