Schwaner Family History

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Schwaner Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements swana ‘swan’ + hard ‘hard’, ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Schwenger, Schwanke, Schweder, Schwander, Schwager, Schwantes, Schwan

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Schwaner Family Origin

Where is the Schwaner family from?

Schwaner Family Occupations

What did your Schwaner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeps House, Shoe Maker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwaner. The most common Schwaner occupation in the USA was Keeps House. 14% of Schwaner's were Keeps Houses. A less common occupation for the Schwaner family was Brewer.

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  • Keeps House

  • Shoe Maker

  • Blacksmith

  • Brewer


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

Schwaner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schwaner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwaner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Schwaner

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schwaner. 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 663 military records available for the last name Schwaner. For the veterans among your Schwaner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwaner Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwaner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schwaner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Schwaner in 1963 was 73, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwaner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwaner 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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