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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Schuh

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From Middle High German schuo, from Old High German scuoh (“shoe”), from Proto-Germanic *skōhaz, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *skeuk-, from *(s)keu- (“to cover”). Cognate with Low German Schoh, Dutch schoen, English shoe, West Frisian skoech, Danish sko. More at shoe.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Schuh

Steven was born on July 25th, 1960 in Baltimore.


Harry Schuh was a football player. Harry was born on September 25th, 1942 in Philadelphia. Harry is also known as Schuh and Harry Frederick. He died on May 20th, 2013.


Dieter was born in 1942.


Audrey was born on June 11th, 1931.


Jeff was born on May 22nd, 1958.


Frederik was born on February 7th, 1875 in Amsterdam. He died on January 6th, 1966.


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Popularity of Schuh as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Schuh U.S.
  White 96.16% 64.26%
  African American 0.26% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.30% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Schuh

People with the last name Schuh are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Schuh

  • How Popular is the name Schuh? As a last name Schuh was the 6,777th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Schuh? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Schuh was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Schuh: Your name in reverse order is Huhcs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hchsu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Schuh? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,976 people with the last name Schuh.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Schuh? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Schuh as their last name.

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