Schwaiger Family History

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Schwaiger Name Meaning

occupational name for a cheesemaker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German sweigen ‘to make cheese’. habitational name for someone from any of several places named Schwaig or Schwaigern.

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


Similar surnames: Schweiger, Schwager, Scharrer, Schlager, Schwemmer, Schaefer

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Schwaiger Family Origin

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Schwaiger Family Occupations

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Schwaiger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schwaiger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwaiger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schwaiger. 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 Schwaiger. For the veterans among your Schwaiger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwaiger Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Schwaiger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Schwaiger in 1949 was 43, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwaiger 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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