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Schorr Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; possibly related to Middle Low German schurren ‘to slide’. German: in the south a topographic name from Middle High German schor(re) ‘steep rock’, ‘rocky shore’. German (of Slavic origin): nickname for a skillful person, from Slavic skory ‘quick’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Shor.

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


Similar surnames: Schor, Schoor, Schott, Schur, Schurr, Schorn, Scholer, Scholl, Schoer

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Where is the Schorr family from?

You can see how Schorr families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schorr family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Schorr families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Schorr families living in Alberta. This was about 62% of all the recorded Schorr's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Schorr families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schorr surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schorr ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Schorr. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Maid
    100%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Schorr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schorr census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Schorr. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Schorr. For the veterans among your Schorr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schorr lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Schorr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schorr in 1945 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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