Schuetz Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Schutz, Schultz, Schatz, Schmeltz, Schenk, Schwetz, Schutts, Schmutz

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Schuetz Family Origin

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Schuetz Family Occupations

What did your Schuetz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schuetz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Schuetz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schuetz. A less common occupation for the Schuetz family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


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

Schuetz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schuetz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schuetz 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schuetz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schuetz. For the veterans among your Schuetz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schuetz Life Expectancy

What is the average Schuetz lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Schuetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Schuetz in 1946 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schuetz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schuetz 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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