Schwark Family History

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Schwark Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German swark ‘dark clouds’, ‘sorrow’, a nickname for a gloomy person.

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

Similar surnames: Schwarm, Schnack, Schlack, Schworm, Schwan, Schwake, Scharf, Schwarte

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Schwark Family Origin

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Schwark Family Occupations

What did your Schwark ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schwark family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwark. The most common Schwark occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Schwark's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Carpenter


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

Schwark Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Schwark. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwark 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schwark. 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 837 military records available for the last name Schwark. For the veterans among your Schwark ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwark Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwark lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Schwark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Schwark in 1954 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwark

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwark 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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