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Schnur Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a maker of cords and rope, from Middle High German snuor, German Schnur, Yiddish shnur ‘cord’, ‘rope’.

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


Similar surnames: Schur, Schnurr, Schnarr, Schuh, Scheuer, Schnoor, Schaul, Scheer

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Schnur Family Origin

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Schnur Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schnur family was Carpenter. Farmer, Lawyer and Captain On Vessel were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schnur. The most common Schnur occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Schnur's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Lawyer

    6%
  • Captain On Vessel

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Schnur Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Schnur ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Schnur Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Schnur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Schnur in 1951 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

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