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Schwalm Name Meaning

habitational name from Schwalm in Hesse, the name of a district and of a river. alternatively, the Middle High German word swalm ‘swarm of bees’ might lie behind the surname, possibly denoting a beekeeper.

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

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Schwalm Family Origin

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Schwalm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • At Home

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwalm. The most common Schwalm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Schwalm's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schwalm family was At Home.

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Schwalm Historical Records

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Schwalm Life Expectancy

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