Schwaab Family History

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Schwaab Name Meaning

German: variant of Schwab.

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

Similar surnames: Schaab, Schwabe, Schwab, Schwahn, Schaad, Schaan, Schaak, Schwam

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Schwaab Family Origin

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Schwaab Family Occupations

What did your Schwaab ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Barber Chair Mfr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwaab. The most common Schwaab occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Schwaab's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schwaab family was Bed Spring Manuf.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Barber Chair Mfr

  • Bed Spring Manuf


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

Schwaab Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schwaab. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwaab 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 603 immigration records available for the last name Schwaab. 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 Schwaab. For the veterans among your Schwaab ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwaab Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwaab lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Schwaab life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Schwaab in 1945 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwaab

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwaab 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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