Schnarr Family History

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Schnarr Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a rope maker, from Middle Low German, Middle High German snar ‘string’, ‘cord’.

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

Similar surnames: Schnurr, Schnur, Schnoor, Schnall, Schorr, Schnake, Schwarm, Schatz

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Schnarr Family Origin

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Schnarr Family Occupations

What did your Schnarr ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Fisherman, Flax Manufacture and Gentleman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schnarr. The most common Schnarr occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 50% of Schnarr's were Fishermans. A less common occupation for the Schnarr family was Labourer.

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  • Fisherman

  • Flax Manufacture

  • Gentleman

  • Labourer


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

Schnarr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Schnarr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schnarr 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 608 immigration records available for the last name Schnarr. 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 Schnarr. For the veterans among your Schnarr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schnarr Life Expectancy

What is the average Schnarr lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Schnarr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Schnarr in 1950 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schnarr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schnarr 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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