Schwarm Family History

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Schwarm Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from Schwarme, a place south of Bremen. German: from Middle High German swarm ‘swarm (of bees)’, possibly a nickname for a beekeeper.

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

Similar surnames: Schwalm, Schwark, Schworm, Schwer, Schwan, Schwartz, Schaum, Schnarr

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Schwarm Family Origin

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Schwarm Family Occupations

What did your Schwarm ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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

Schwarm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schwarm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwarm 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 316 immigration records available for the last name Schwarm. 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 646 military records available for the last name Schwarm. For the veterans among your Schwarm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwarm Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwarm lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schwarm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Schwarm in 1963 was 66, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwarm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwarm 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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