Schnur Family History

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Schnur Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a maker of cords and rope, from Middle High German snuor, German Schnur, Yiddish shnur ‘cord’, ‘rope’.

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


Similar surnames: Schur, Schnurr, Schnarr, Schuh, Scheuer, Schnoor, Schaul, Scheer

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Schnur Family Origin

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Schnur Family Occupations

What did your Schnur ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Lawyer and Captain On Vessel were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schnur. The most common Schnur occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Schnur's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schnur family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Lawyer

    6%
  • Captain On Vessel

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Schnur Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schnur Life Expectancy

What is the average Schnur lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Schnur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Schnur in 1951 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schnur

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schnur 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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