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Gschwind Family History

Gschwind Name Meaning
Swiss German and South German: nickname for an impetuous man, from Middle High German geswinde ‘quick’, ‘impetuous’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

14,139 Historical Documents with Gschwind on Ancestry.com
5,455 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
747 Military Records
558 Immigration Records
1,585 Census and Voter Lists
5,794 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gschwind Families

  • Number of Gschwind families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gschwind families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gschwind last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gschwind census records

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Gschwind Family Origin

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Gschwind Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gschwind families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Gschwind

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Gschwind Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gschwind census records

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Gschwind Civil War Service Records

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