Schurz Family History

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Schurz Name Meaning

German: metonymic nickname for a craftsman, one who wore an apron at work, from Middle High German schurz ‘apron’.

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


Similar surnames: Schur, Schertz, Schatz, Schirm, Schuff, Scherf, Schorr, Schartz

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Schurz Family Origin

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Schurz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Carpet Weaver

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schurz. A less common occupation for the Schurz family was Carpet Weaver. The most common Schurz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Schurz's were Farmers.

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Schurz Historical Records

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Schurz Life Expectancy

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Famous Schurz Family

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