Schweers Family History

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Schweers Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Schweer 1.

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

Similar surnames: Schweer, Schepers, Schaefers, Schwier, Schweder, Scheets, Schwarm

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Schweers Family Origin

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Schweers Family Occupations

What did your Schweers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Clerk For Coal Co. and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schweers. A less common occupation for the Schweers family was Keeping House. The most common Schweers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Schweers's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Clerk For Coal Co.

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Schweers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schweers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schweers 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schweers. 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 828 military records available for the last name Schweers. For the veterans among your Schweers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schweers Life Expectancy

What is the average Schweers lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Schweers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Schweers in 1953 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schweers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schweers 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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