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Schwoner Family History

Schwoner Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Schwaner, Schoner, Scheiner, Scholer, Schomer, Schroder, Schweder

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Where is the Schwoner family from?

You can see how Schwoner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schwoner family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 5 Schwoner families living in Indiana. This was about 83% of all the recorded Schwoner's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Schwoner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schwoner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schwoner ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schwoner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 36 census records available for the last name Schwoner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwoner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 33 immigration records available for the last name Schwoner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 17 military records available for the last name Schwoner. For the veterans among your Schwoner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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