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  • A. R. "Babe" Schwartz
    A. R. "Babe" Schwartz (born July 17, 1926) is a former member of the Texas Legislature. He served in the Texas House of Representatives from 1955 to 1959 and the Texas Senate, District 17 from 1960 to ...
  • Tony Curtis (1925 - 2010)
    Curtis was born as Bernard Schwartz in the Bronx, New York, a son of Emanuel Schwartz and his wife Helen Klein. His parents were Jewish immigrants from Mátészalka, Hungary. His father was a tailor and ...
  • George Soros
    George Soros (Hungarian: Soros György) born August 12, 1930 as Schwartz György, is a Hungarian-American business magnate, investor, philosopher and philanthropist. He is the chairman of Soros Fund Mana...

About the Schwartz surname

The origin of the surname Schwartz was the Polish Szwarc . The surname Swartz is derived from the low German word Schwarze, which means "black" or "swarthy." The birthplace of the name is Thuringia which located between Hessen and Lower Saxony in the west and Saxony in the east. It is also derived from the Yiddish shvarts, meaning "dark" or "black."

Spelling Variations: Schwarz, Schwartze, Schwarte, Swartz

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