Shurtz Family History

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Shurtz Name Meaning

Partly Americanized spelling of German Schurz.

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

Similar surnames: Shurts, Shortz, Schurtz, Shultz, Shults, Shoultz, Shatz, Shantz

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Shurtz Family Origin

Where is the Shurtz family from?

Shurtz Family Occupations

What did your Shurtz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shurtz family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shurtz. The most common Shurtz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shurtz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Shurtz Historical Records

What Shurtz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Shurtz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shurtz 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 289 immigration records available for the last name Shurtz. 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 Shurtz. For the veterans among your Shurtz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shurtz Life Expectancy

What is the average Shurtz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Shurtz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Shurtz in 1951 was 29, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shurtz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shurtz 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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