Schewe Family History

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Schewe Name Meaning

North German: variant of Scheff.

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

Similar surnames: Scheve, Schoewe, Schiewe, Schave, Scheib, Schiele, Stuewe, Schule

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Schewe Family Origin

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Schewe Family Occupations

What did your Schewe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schewe. A less common occupation for the Schewe family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Schewe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Schewe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Schewe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Schewe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schewe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schewe. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schewe. For the veterans among your Schewe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schewe Life Expectancy

What is the average Schewe lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Schewe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Schewe in 1960 was 67, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schewe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schewe ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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