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Schweitzer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic name for a native or inhabitant of Switzerland, from Middle High German swizer, German Schweizer.

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


Similar surnames: Schwitzer, Schnitzer, Schweiger, Scherzer, Schweizer, Schleifer

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Schweitzer Family Origin

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Schweitzer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schweitzer. The most common Schweitzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Schweitzer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schweitzer family was Carpenter.

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Schweitzer Historical Records

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Schweitzer Life Expectancy

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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