Definitions for Schweitzer
ˈʃwaɪt sər, ˈʃvaɪt-schweitzer
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Schweitzer, Albert Schweitzernoun
French philosopher and physician and organist who spent most of his life as a medical missionary in Gabon (1875-1965)
Schweitzer is a surname.
Schweitzer is primarily known as a surname of German origin, meaning "Swiss man." It is most famously associated with Albert Schweitzer (1875–1965), a German-French theologian, organist, philosopher, physician, and medical missionary in Africa who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his philosophy of "Reverence for Life." However, the term "Schweitzer" generally refers to anyone who has this surname.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Schweitzer is ranked #3544 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Schweitzer surname appeared 10,068 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Schweitzer.
95.4% or 9,610 total occurrences were White.
1.9% or 196 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.2% or 127 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.7% or 72 total occurrences were Asian.
0.3% or 37 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.2% or 26 total occurrences were Black.
The numerical value of Schweitzer in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Schweitzer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
The finest gift you can give anyone is encouragement. Yet, almost no one gets the encouragement they need to grow to their full potential. If everyone received the encouragement they need to grow, the genius in most everyone would blossom and the world would produce abundance beyond the wildest dreams. We would have more than one Einstein, Edison, Schweitzer, Mother Theresa, Dr. Salk and other great minds in a century.
The finest gift you can give anyone is encoragement. Yet, almost no one gets the encouragement they need to grow to their full potential. If everyone received the encouragement they need to grow, the genius in most everyone would blossom and the world would produce abundance beyond the wildest dreams. We would have more than one Einstein, Edison, Schweitzer, Mother Theresa, Dr. Salk and other great minds in a century.
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