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

What did your Schnurr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Schnurr family was Brewer.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    24%
  • Butcher

    12%
  • Brewer

    6%

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Schnurr Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schnurr Life Expectancy

What is the average Schnurr lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Schnurr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Schnurr in 1948 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schnurr

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