Schwabe Family History

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Schwabe Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schwab.

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

Similar surnames: Schwalbe, Schwab, Schwarz, Schwam, Schwarze, Schwager, Schwaab

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Schwabe Family Origin

Where is the Schwabe family from?

Schwabe Family Occupations

What did your Schwabe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schwabe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Schwabe's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwabe. A less common occupation for the Schwabe family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Butcher

  • Tailor


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

Schwabe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Schwabe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwabe 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Schwabe. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Schwabe. For the veterans among your Schwabe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwabe Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwabe lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Schwabe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Schwabe in 1956 was 55, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwabe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwabe 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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