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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’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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Schwartz Family Origin

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Schwartz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Tailor

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwartz. A less common occupation for the Schwartz family was Tailor. The most common Schwartz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Schwartz's were Farmers.

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Schwartz Historical Records

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Schwartz Life Expectancy

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Famous Schwartz Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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