Schanzer Family History

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Schanzer Name Meaning

(also Schänzer): occupational name for someone working on an earthwork or a (city) wall. habitational name for someone from a place called Schanz.

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

Similar surnames: Scherzer, Schwander, Scharrer, Schattner, Schaefer, Scharber

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Schanzer Family Origin

Where is the Schanzer family from?

Schanzer Family Occupations

What did your Schanzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Sales Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schanzer. 31% of Schanzer men worked as a Salesman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Manager
  • Waiter
  • Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Sales Clerk

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

Schanzer Historical Records

What Schanzer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 771 census records available for the last name Schanzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schanzer 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 832 immigration records available for the last name Schanzer. 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 381 military records available for the last name Schanzer. For the veterans among your Schanzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schanzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schanzer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schanzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Schanzer in 1963 was 82, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schanzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schanzer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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