Schwander Family History

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Schwander Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone from a place called Schwand or Schwanden (see Schwandt).

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


Similar surnames: Schwandt, Schwaller, Schwenger, Schanzer, Schwinger, Schwaner

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Schwander Family Origin

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Schwander Family Occupations

What did your Schwander ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and House Keeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwander. The most common Schwander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Schwander's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schwander family was Works In Fulling Mill.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • House Keeping

    11%
  • Works In Fulling Mill

    11%

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

Schwander Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schwander Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwander lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Schwander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Schwander in 1955 was 36, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwander

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwander 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.

Famous Schwander Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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