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Schwass Family History

Schwass Name Meaning
Eastern German: habitational name from a place called Schwass, near Rostock.

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

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1,788 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
295 Military Records
408 Immigration Records
4,496 Census and Voter Lists
5,331 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Schwass Families

  • Number of Schwass families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schwass last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Schwass Family Origin

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Schwass Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Schwass

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Schwass Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Schwass

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