Schratz Family History

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Schratz Name Meaning

nickname for someone with a strange appearance, a bogeyman, from Middle High German schrat ‘goblin’, ‘specter’, topographic name from Alemannic schratt ‘gorge’. Possibly also a nickname for a greedy person, from Czech žrac ‘devourer’, or a Sorbian cognate.

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


Similar surnames: Schatz, Schrantz, Schantz, Schertz, Schrank, Schrage, Schmutz

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Schratz Family Origin

Where is the Schratz family from?

Schratz Family Occupations

What did your Schratz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Office Clerk and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schratz. 9% of Schratz men worked as an Office Clerk and 12% of Schratz women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schratz were Bar Inspector and Demonstration

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Office Clerk
    9%
  • Apprentice Metallurgist
    3%
  • Baker
    3%
  • Bar Inspector
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    12%
  • Aist Buyer
    6%
  • Clerk Typist
    6%
  • Demonstration
    6%

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

Schratz Historical Records

What Schratz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 913 census records available for the last name Schratz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schratz 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 253 immigration records available for the last name Schratz. 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 321 military records available for the last name Schratz. For the veterans among your Schratz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schratz Life Expectancy

What is the average Schratz lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Schratz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Schratz in 1964 was 70, and 74 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schratz

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