Schwarzenbach Family History

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Schwarzenbach Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named, literally ‘dark stream’. It is also established as a French name, probably from a place in Alsace.

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


Similar surnames: Schwarzbach, Schwalbach, Schanzenbach, Fehrenbach, Schwanbeck

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Schwarzenbach Family Origin

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Schwarzenbach Family Occupations

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In 1880, Barkeeper, Brewer and Clothing Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwarzenbach. The most common Schwarzenbach occupation in the USA was Barkeeper. 11% of Schwarzenbach's were Barkeepers. A less common occupation for the Schwarzenbach family was Farmer.

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  • Barkeeper

    11%
  • Brewer

    11%
  • Clothing Store

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

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Schwarzenbach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schwarzenbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwarzenbach 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schwarzenbach. 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 Schwarzenbach. For the veterans among your Schwarzenbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwarzenbach Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwarzenbach 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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