Anschutz Family History

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Anschutz Name Meaning

North German (Anschütz): occupational name for someone whose job was to keep a dam or pool filled with water (German anschützen ‘to fill up’), especially a dam above a water channel serving a mill or mine. The surname is common in northern and eastern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Anshutz, Anschuetz, Schuetz, Schuth, Schultz, Schutz, Amstutz, Schatz

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Anschutz Family Origin

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Anschutz Family Occupations

What did your Anschutz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Anschutz. 15% of Anschutz men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Anschutz women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Anschutz were Clerk and At Home

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • At Home
    4%

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

Anschutz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Anschutz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Anschutz 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 621 immigration records available for the last name Anschutz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Anschutz. For the veterans among your Anschutz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Anschutz Life Expectancy

What is the average Anschutz lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Anschutz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Anschutz in 1944 was 27, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Anschutz

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