Schnitzer Family History

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Schnitzer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a woodworker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German snitzen, German schnitzen ‘to cut or carve’.

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


Similar surnames: Schmitzer, Schwitzer, Schnitzler, Schweitzer, Schlitter, Scherzer

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Schnitzer Family Origin

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Schnitzer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Brewer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schnitzer. A less common occupation for the Schnitzer family was Brewer. The most common Schnitzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Schnitzer's were Farmers.

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Schnitzer Historical Records

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Schnitzer Life Expectancy

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