Schwamb Family History

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Schwamb Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a gatherer of mushrooms and other edible fungi, from Middle High German swamp ‘mushroom’ (inflected swamb).

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


Similar surnames: Schwam, Schwab, Schraub, Schaab, Schramm, Schaub, Schwarm, Schwan

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Schwamb Family Origin

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Schwamb Family Occupations

What did your Schwamb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schwamb family was Book Store. The most common Schwamb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Schwamb's were Farmers. Farmer, Piano Maker and Picture Frame Manuf. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwamb.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Piano Maker

    14%
  • Picture Frame Manuf.

    14%
  • Book Store

    7%

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

Schwamb Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schwamb Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwamb lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Schwamb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schwamb in 1953 was 45, and 90 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwamb 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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