Schweder Family History

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Schweder Name Meaning

German: ethnic name for a Swede. North German: from the medieval personal name Swider, Sweder, from a Germanic personal name composed with swi(n)d ‘strong’, ‘fast’ + heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Schwieger, Schwed, Schwaner, Schwenger, Schleder, Schuder, Schwemmer

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Schweder Family Origin

Where is the Schweder family from?

Schweder Family Occupations

What did your Schweder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schweder family was Butcher. Laborer, Keeping House and Retail Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schweder. The most common Schweder occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Schweder's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Retail Grocer

    15%
  • Butcher

    8%

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

Schweder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schweder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schweder census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Schweder

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Schweder. 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 Schweder. For the veterans among your Schweder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schweder Life Expectancy

What is the average Schweder lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Schweder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Schweder in 1944 was 49, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schweder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schweder 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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