Schwass Family History

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Schwass Name Meaning

Eastern German: habitational name from a place called Schwass, near Rostock.

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


Similar surnames: Schwarm, Schloss, Schwalm, Schwall, Schwan, Schwake, Schwamb, Schlais

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Schwass Family Origin

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Schwass Family Occupations

What did your Schwass ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schwass occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Schwass's were Laborers. Laborer, Cooper and Dairy were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwass. A less common occupation for the Schwass family was Farmer.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Cooper

    13%
  • Dairy

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%

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

Schwass Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schwass Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwass lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2001, in the United States, Schwass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Schwass in 1962 was 66, and 68 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwass

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwass 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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