Schwandt Family History

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Schwandt Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived in a forest clearing, from Middle High German swant (from swenden ‘to thin out’, ‘make disappear’, causative from swinden ‘to disappear’ ), or a habitational name from any of the various places called Schwand or Schwanden, named with this element, all in southern Germany.

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

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Schwandt Family Origin

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Schwandt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Collar Maker

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwandt. The most common Schwandt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Schwandt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schwandt family was Collar Maker.

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Schwandt Historical Records

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Schwandt Life Expectancy

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