Schimmel Name Meaning

German and Dutch: nickname for a man with gray or white hair, from Middle High German, Middle Dutch schimel, a term used to denote both mildew and a white horse. Old High German forms are not found, and the semantic development is not entirely clear. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Schimmel ‘mildew’, imposed by a non-Jewish government official. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a pet form of the personal name Shimon (see Simon).

List of People with Surname Schimmel

According to our database, there are a total of 1,832 people with the surname Schimmel. Among these people surnamed Schimmel, there are about 283 distinct names, with an average of 6 people who have the same name. Robert Schimmel, David Schimmel and Richard Schimmel are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Schimmel, with 52, 37 and 37 people respectively.

Besides that, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Schimmel, with a total of 166 people, and there are a total of 108 distinct names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Schimmel, with a total of 151 people and an average of 99 distinct names.