Schertz Family History

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Schertz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a jester or a nickname for a facetious person, from Middle High German scherz, German Scherz ‘amusement’, ‘game’, ‘jest’.

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

Similar surnames: Schartz, Schatz, Schmeltz, Scher, Scherf, Schwartz, Schmutz, Scherer

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Schertz Family Origin

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Schertz Family Occupations

What did your Schertz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schertz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Schertz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schertz family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schertz.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schertz ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schertz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Schertz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schertz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schertz. 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 702 military records available for the last name Schertz. For the veterans among your Schertz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schertz Life Expectancy

What is the average Schertz lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Schertz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schertz in 1956 was 47, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schertz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schertz ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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