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Schwartz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with black hair or a dark complexion, from Middle High German swarz, German schwarz, Yiddish shvarts ‘dark’, ‘black’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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


Similar surnames: Schwarte, Schartz, Schatz, Schertz, Schantz, Schwarm, Schwartze

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Schwartz Family Origin

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Schwartz Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    14%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Going To School

    9%
  • Labourer

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Schwartz family was Labourer. The most common Schwartz occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 14% of Schwartz's were Fishermans. Fisherman, Farmer and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwartz.

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Schwartz Historical Records

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Schwartz Life Expectancy

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Famous Schwartz Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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