Schor Name Meaning

South German: of uncertain origin; possibly a topographic name related to dialect words meaning either ‘rock outcrop’ or ‘spade’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Shor.

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


Similar surnames: Schorr, Schur, Scher, Schork, Shor, Schoor, Schar, Schorn, Schon

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Schor Family Origin

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Schor Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Bookkeeper

    17%
  • R.R./Agent

    17%
  • Retired Mechanic

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Schor occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 17% of Schor's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Bookkeeper and R.R./Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schor. A less common occupation for the Schor family was Retired Mechanic.

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Schor Historical Records

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Schor Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Schor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schor in 1944 was 25, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schor

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