First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Schweitzer

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  1. French philosopher and physician and organist who spent most of his life as a medical missionary in Gabon (1875-1965)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer was a scientist. Albert was born on January 14th, 1875 in Kaysersberg, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. He left this life on September 4th, 1965.


Brian Schweitzer is an office holder. Brian was born on September 4th, 1955 in Havre, Montana, U.S.


Mary Higby Schweitzer is a noteworthy human in the field of paleontology.


Pierre-Paul Schweitzer was a 4th Managing Director of the IMF. Pierre-Paul was born on May 29th, 1912 in Strasbourg. He breathed his last breath on January 2nd, 1994.


Hans Schweitzer was an influential human. Hans was born on July 25th, 1901 in Berlin. Hans is also known as Mjölnir. He breathed his last breath in 1980.


Louis Schweitzer is a chairman of renault, chairman, and chairmanofrenault(1992-2005). Louis was born as the child of Pierre-Paul Schweitzer on July 8th, 1942 in Geneva, Switzerland.


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Popularity of Schweitzer as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Schweitzer U.S.
  White 95.45% 64.26%
  African American 0.26% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Schweitzer

People with the last name Schweitzer are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Schweitzer

  • How Popular is the name Schweitzer? As a last name Schweitzer was the 3,544th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Schweitzer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Schweitzer is Thursday, February 15th, 1900.
  • How unique is the name Schweitzer? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Schweitzer. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Schweitzer: Your name in reverse order is Reztiewhcs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ihczstewre. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Schweitzer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,068 people with the last name Schweitzer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Schweitzer? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Schweitzer as their last name.

What Schweitzer's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Schweitzer mean?

Sis for strength, there when needed.

Cis for compassion, your finest side.

His for handy, the helpful you.

Wis for wisdom, you acquire with age.

Eis for excite, your spirit is catching!

Iis for instill, the lesson of life.

Tis for tasteful, the way you communicate.

Zis for zany, the funny side of you!

Eis for easy going, no ruffles here.

Ris for righteous, you know when you're right.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.