Schnitzler Family History

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Schnitzler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schnitzer ‘woodworker’.

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

Similar surnames: Schnitzer, Schnetzler, Schwitzer, Schnetzer, Schiller, Schnier

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Schnitzler Family Origin

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Schnitzler Family Occupations

What did your Schnitzler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schnitzler family was Catholic Priest. The most common Schnitzler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Schnitzler's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schnitzler.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • At Home

  • Catholic Priest


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schnitzler ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schnitzler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Schnitzler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schnitzler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schnitzler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Schnitzler. For the veterans among your Schnitzler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schnitzler Life Expectancy

What is the average Schnitzler lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Schnitzler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Schnitzler in 1945 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schnitzler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schnitzler ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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