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Schwahn Family History

Schwahn Name Meaning
German: variant of Schwan.

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

13,462 Historical Documents with Schwahn on Ancestry.com
7,067 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
635 Military Records
474 Immigration Records
1,933 Census and Voter Lists
3,353 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schwahn Families

  • Number of Schwahn families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schwahn families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schwahn last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schwahn census records

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Schwahn Family Origin

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Schwahn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schwahn

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Schwahn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schwahn census records

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Schwahn Civil War Service Records

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