Schertz Family History

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Schertz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a jester or a nickname for a facetious person, from Middle High German scherz, German Scherz ‘amusement’, ‘game’, ‘jest’.

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


Similar surnames: Schartz, Schatz, Schmeltz, Scher, Scherf, Schwartz, Schmutz, Scherer

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Schertz Family Origin

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Schertz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schertz family was Farming. The most common Schertz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Schertz's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schertz.

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Schertz Historical Records

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Schertz Life Expectancy

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Famous Schertz Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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