Schwalbe Family History

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Schwalbe Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German schwalbe, ‘swallow’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Schwalbe, Yiddish shvalb ‘swallow’.

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

Similar surnames: Schwab, Schwartz, Schwan, Schrage, Schmalz, Schwabe, Schnall, Schwamb

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Schwalbe Family Origin

Where is the Schwalbe family from?

Schwalbe Family Occupations

What did your Schwalbe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schwalbe family was Carpenter & Builder. The most common Schwalbe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Schwalbe's were Farmers. Farmer, Auctioneer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwalbe.

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  • Farmer

  • Auctioneer

  • Barber

  • Carpenter & Builder


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

Schwalbe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schwalbe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwalbe 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 Schwalbe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Schwalbe. For the veterans among your Schwalbe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwalbe Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwalbe lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Schwalbe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schwalbe in 1955 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwalbe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwalbe 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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