Schnurr Family History

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Schnurr Name Meaning

occupational name for a jester or a nickname for a prankster, from Middle High German snurrære ‘jester’. occupational name for a busker, one who begged by playing the Schnurrpfeife, an instrument similar to a penny whistle. metonymic occupational name for a night-watchman, from Middle High German snurre ‘rattle’; night-watchmen carried rattles.

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


Similar surnames: Schnarr, Schnur, Scheuer, Schorr, Schurz, Schurr, Scheurer, Schnoor

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Schnurr Family Origin

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Schnurr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    24%
  • Butcher

    12%
  • Brewer

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schnurr family was Brewer. Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schnurr. The most common Schnurr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Schnurr's were Farmers.

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Schnurr Historical Records

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Schnurr Life Expectancy

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