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

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Piano Maker

    14%
  • Picture Frame Manuf.

    14%
  • Book Store

    7%

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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Schwamb Life Expectancy

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