Schweda Family History

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Schweda Name Meaning

German: ethnic name for a Swede, from a Germanized spelling of Polish Szweda, from Szwed ‘Swede’, or a cognate in some other Slavic language.

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

Similar surnames: Schwed, Sweda, Schweder, Schwetz, Schwein, Schwehr, Schwede, Schied

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Schweda Family Origin

Where is the Schweda family from?

Schweda Family Occupations

What did your Schweda ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schweda. The most common Schweda occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Schweda's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schweda family was Retail Grocer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Retail Grocer


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

Schweda Historical Records

What Schweda family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schweda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwedacensus 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 805 immigration records available for the last name Schweda. 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 800 military records available for the last name Schweda. For the veterans among your Schweda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schweda Life Expectancy

What is the average Schweda lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Schweda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Schweda in 1961 was 45, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schweda

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schweda 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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