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Schwarzer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from an inflected form of Middle High German swarz German schwarz meaning ‘the black one or the dark one’. German: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Schwarz.

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


Similar surnames: Scherzer, Schwager, Schwitzer, Schwarze, Schacher, Schwalbe

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Where is the Schwarzer family from?

You can see how Schwarzer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schwarzer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Schwarzer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Schwarzer families living in New York. This was about 64% of all the recorded Schwarzer's in USA. New York had the highest population of Schwarzer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schwarzer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schwarzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schwarzer. 21% of Schwarzer men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Schwarzer women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schwarzer were Carpenter and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Carpenter
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    50%
  • Saleslady
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schwarzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwarzer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schwarzer. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Schwarzer. For the veterans among your Schwarzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schwarzer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schwarzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schwarzer in 1963 was 77, and 90 in 2004.

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