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Schatz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a treasurer, from German Schatz ‘treasure’, Middle High German scha(t)z. It may also have been a nickname for a rich man (or ironically for a miser), or else for a well-liked person or a ladies’ favorite, from the use of the vocabulary word as a term of endearment. As a Jewish name it is mainly of ornamental origin. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from an acronym of the Hebrew phrase SHeliach-TSibur ‘emissary of the congregation’, an epithet of the cantor.

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


Similar surnames: Schutz, Schott, Schantz, Schuetz, Schartz, Schaul, Achatz, Schratz

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Schatz Family Origin

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Schatz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Do

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Sawyer

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Schatz family was Sawyer. Farmer, Do and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schatz. The most common Schatz occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Schatz's were Farmers.

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