Schatz Family History

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Schatz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a treasurer, from German Schatz ‘treasure’, Middle High German scha(t)z. It may also have been a nickname for a rich man (or ironically for a miser), or else for a well-liked person or a ladies’ favorite, from the use of the vocabulary word as a term of endearment. As a Jewish name it is mainly of ornamental origin. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from an acronym of the Hebrew phrase SHeliach-TSibur ‘emissary of the congregation’, an epithet of the cantor.

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


Similar surnames: Schutz, Schott, Schantz, Schuetz, Schartz, Schaul, Achatz, Schratz

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Schatz Family Origin

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Schatz Family Occupations

What did your Schatz ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Baker Master and None From The Following were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schatz. A less common occupation for the Schatz family was Pawnbroker. The most common Schatz occupation in the UK was Baker Master. 33% of Schatz's were Baker Masters.

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  • Baker Master

    33%
  • None From The Following

    33%
  • Pawnbroker

    33%

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Schatz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schatz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schatz 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schatz. 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 Schatz. For the veterans among your Schatz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schatz Life Expectancy

What is the average Schatz lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Schatz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schatz in 1943 was 68, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schatz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schatz 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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