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Schweitzer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic name for a native or inhabitant of Switzerland, from Middle High German swizer, German Schweizer.

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


Similar surnames: Schwitzer, Schnitzer, Schweiger, Scherzer, Schweizer, Schleifer

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Schweitzer Family Origin

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Schweitzer Family Occupations

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  • Glazier

    11%
  • Leather Bag Maker

    11%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Confectioner

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Schweitzer family was Confectioner. Glazier, Leather Bag Maker and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schweitzer. The most common Schweitzer occupation in the UK was Glazier. 11% of Schweitzer's were Glaziers.

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Schweitzer Historical Records

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Schweitzer Life Expectancy

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