occupational for someone who either made string, or made objects using string. However, the name may also have derived from the German "schnurr," which means "funny," or "amusing," and in this case, would likely have been a nickname, which later became a surname.
Early Origins of the Schnarr family
Early History of the Schnarr family
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Schnarr Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Schnur, Schnor, Schnorr, Schnurer, Schnierer, Schnurman, Schnurmacher, Schnirr, Schnirer, Schnoor, Schnurle, Schnierl, Schnurchen, Snorr, Snurr, Schnurling and many more.
Early Notables of the Schnarr family (pre 1700)
Holy Roman Empire on April 4, 1687. The family was also later ennobled in Bavaria on May 7, 1832 and in Saxony...
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Migration of the Schnarr family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Schnarr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Schnarr Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
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