Schorr Family History

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Schorr Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; possibly related to Middle Low German schurren ‘to slide’. German: in the south a topographic name from Middle High German schor(re) ‘steep rock’, ‘rocky shore’. German (of Slavic origin): nickname for a skillful person, from Slavic skory ‘quick’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Shor.

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

Similar surnames: Schor, Schoor, Schott, Schur, Schurr, Schorn, Scholer, Scholl, Schoer

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Schorr Family Origin

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Schorr Family Occupations

What did your Schorr ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Schorr. 50% of Schorr women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Schorr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Schorr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schorr 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Schorr. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Schorr. For the veterans among your Schorr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schorr Life Expectancy

What is the average Schorr lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Schorr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schorr in 1945 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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