Schwall Family History

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Schwall Name Meaning

South German: habitational name from places so named in Nassau and the Rhineland.

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

Similar surnames: Schwalm, Chall, Schaal, Schall, Schnall, Schwarm, Schwaller, Stowell

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Schwall Family Origin

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Schwall Family Occupations

What did your Schwall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwall. The most common Schwall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Schwall's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schwall family was City R.R. Employee.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Carpenter

  • City R.R. Employee


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

Schwall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schwall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwall 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 640 immigration records available for the last name Schwall. 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 Schwall. For the veterans among your Schwall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwall Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwall lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Schwall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Schwall in 1958 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwall 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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