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Shurtz Family History

Shurtz Name Meaning
Partly Americanized spelling of German Schurz.

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

32,361 Historical Documents with Shurtz on Ancestry.com
5,936 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,044 Military Records
189 Immigration Records
5,714 Census and Voter Lists
19,478 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shurtz Families

  • Number of Shurtz families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shurtz families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Shurtz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shurtz census records

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Shurtz Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Shurtz families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Shurtz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Shurtz families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Shurtz

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Shurtz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shurtz census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Shurtz ancestors, such as occupation.

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Shurtz Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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