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The Schmocker surname is the Low German equivalent to the English word "smoker." It is thought that the name may have originally been occupational, for someone who worked with charcoal.

Schmocker Early Origins



The surname Schmocker was first found in the Heidelberg area.

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Schmocker Spelling Variations


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Schmocker Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schmocker, Schmoker, Schmooker, Smoker, Schmock and others.

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Schmocker Early History


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Schmocker Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schmocker research. Another 93 words (7 lines of text) covering the year 1361 is included under the topic Early Schmocker History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schmocker Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schmocker Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Schmocker Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alouis Schmolke, who came to Baltimore in 1860; F. Schmoker, whose Oath of Allegiance was recorded in Philadelphia in 1862; Christian Schmoker, who came to Kentucky in 1883.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schmocker (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schmocker (post 1700)



  • John A. Schmocker, American politician, Mayor of Arcadia, California, 1952-54

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Schmocker Family Crest Products


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Schmocker Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Schmocker Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schmocker Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 12 January 2016 at 15:50.

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