Surname SCHWARZ

SOURCE: Nickname
USAGE: German, Jewish
PRONOUNCED: SHVARTS (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "black" in German, from Old High German swarz. It originally described a person with black hair or a dark complexion.

Related Names

VARIANTS: Schwartz (German), Schwartz (Jewish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Szwarc (Polish)
Entry updated May 31, 2018