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Schwartz Family History

Schwartz Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with black hair or a dark complexion, from Middle High German swarz, German schwarz, Yiddish shvarts ‘dark’, ‘black’. JXE, AB This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

1,416,292 Historical Documents with Schwartz on Ancestry.com
459,103 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
68,832 Military Records
83,951 Immigration Records
326,620 Census and Voter Lists
477,786 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schwartz Families

  • Number of Schwartz families
     2,102 - 4,202
     701 - 2,101
     1 - 700
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schwartz families
     74 - 146
     25 - 73
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Schwartz families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Schwartz Family Origin

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Schwartz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schwartz

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Schwartz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Schwartz Civil War Service Records

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