Schwartz Family History
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’. In some cases this may be a habitational name from any of the places called Schwarz named with the same word. This form of the surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine) Denmark Sweden Hungary etc. Compare Schwarcz Schwarz Shwartz Swarts and Swartz .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press