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Schmalz Name Meaning

German and Austrian: from Middle High German smalz ‘tallow’, ‘grease’, ‘fat’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a chandler. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German Schmalz or Yiddish shmalts ‘animal fat’.

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


Similar surnames: Schmal, Schatz, Schmeltz, Schnall, Schall, Schmutz, Schalk, Schaal

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Schmalz Family Origin

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Schmalz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Schmalz occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Schmalz's were Farmers.

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Schmalz Historical Records

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Schmalz Life Expectancy

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