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Schuetz Family History

Schuetz Name Meaning
German (Schütz): occupational name for an archer, Middle High German schütze (from Middle High German schützen ‘to guard or protect’), or alternatively an occupational name for a watchman, from the same word in its original sense, ‘guard’, i.e. the warden of a piece of common land or a night watchman in a town.Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Schütze ‘archer’, ‘rifleman’. Compare 1.

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

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2,221 Military Records
2,628 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Schuetz Families

  • Number of Schuetz families
     39 - 75
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schuetz families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Schuetz families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Schuetz Family Origin

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Schuetz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schuetz

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Schuetz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schuetz census records

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Schuetz Civil War Service Records

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