Anschutz Family History

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Anschutz Name Meaning

North German (Anschütz): occupational name for someone whose job was to keep a dam or pool filled with water (German anschützen ‘to fill up’), especially a dam above a water channel serving a mill or mine. The surname is common in northern and eastern Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Anshutz, Anschuetz, Schuetz, Schuth, Schultz, Schutz, Amstutz, Schatz

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Anschutz Family Origin

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Anschutz Family Occupations

What did your Anschutz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Anschutz family was Clerk In Grocery. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Anschutz. The most common Anschutz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Anschutz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Butcher

  • Clerk In Grocery


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Anschutz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Anschutz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Anschutz 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 621 immigration records available for the last name Anschutz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Anschutz. For the veterans among your Anschutz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Anschutz Life Expectancy

What is the average Anschutz lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Anschutz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Anschutz in 1944 was 27, and 77 in 2004.

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