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About the Schwarzkopf surname

Schwarzkopf has the general meaning Black Hat in the German language. It's a typical Jewish name in Europe, Germany, Poland, Romania, Czech Republic and associated countries.

On Yad Vashem database we find over 400 victims of the Holocaust with the name Schwarzkopf or Schwarzkopfova. Their locations vary from Romania to Poland to Russia and one or two in France, and many with no home addresses.

Presently, Early 2021, there are about 1200 profiles with the name Schwarzkopf on Geni. As migration took place from Europe to the United States in the 1800's many Schwarzkopf family took up residence in New York, Chicago, St. Louis and other cities friendly to Jewish immigrants.