Last name: SCHWARTZ

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SCHWARTZ : This last name is indexed 519,119 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SCHWARTZ : 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.

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