Schweer Family History

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Schweer Name Meaning

North German: variant of Schweder 2. Variant of Schwehr.

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

Similar surnames: Schwier, Schwehr, Schwer, Schweers, Schweder, Scheer, Schierer

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Schweer Family Origin

Where is the Schweer family from?

Schweer Family Occupations

What did your Schweer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Teamster and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schweer. A less common occupation for the Schweer family was Boot & Shoe Merchant. The most common Schweer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Schweer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Teamster

  • Blacksmith

  • Boot & Shoe Merchant


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

Schweer Historical Records

What Schweer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schweer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schweer 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 Schweer

Passenger List

There are 944 immigration records available for the last name Schweer. 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 607 military records available for the last name Schweer. For the veterans among your Schweer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schweer Life Expectancy

What is the average Schweer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Schweer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Schweer in 1961 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schweer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schweer 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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