Schwarzbach Family History

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Schwarzbach Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named, literally the ‘dark stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Schwarzenbach, Schwalbach, Schambach, Schwartzberg, Schwanbeck

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Schwarzbach Family Origin

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Schwarzbach Family Occupations

What did your Schwarzbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Saloon Keeper and Student were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schwarzbach. A less common occupation for the Schwarzbach family was Tailor. The most common Schwarzbach occupation in the USA was Saloon Keeper. 33% of Schwarzbach's were Saloon Keepers.

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  • Saloon Keeper

  • Student

  • Tailor


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

Schwarzbach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 778 census records available for the last name Schwarzbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwarzbach 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 566 immigration records available for the last name Schwarzbach. 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 Schwarzbach. For the veterans among your Schwarzbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwarzbach Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwarzbach lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Schwarzbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Schwarzbach in 1964 was 80, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwarzbach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwarzbach 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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