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Schwitzer Name Meaning

German: variant of Schweitzer. German: habitational name for someone from Schwitz in Bohemia. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish shvitser ‘one who perspires’ or ‘dandy’ (one who dressed in fine clothes even if they made him perspire).

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


Similar surnames: Schweitzer, Schnitzer, Schwarzer, Schwinger, Schmitzer, Schwimmer

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Schwitzer Family Origin

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Schwitzer Family Occupations

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  • Clockmaker

    100%

In 1881, the most common Schwitzer occupation in the UK was Clockmaker. 100% of Schwitzer's were Clockmakers.

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Famous Schwitzer Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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