Schwegel Family History

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Schwegel Name Meaning

German (Rhineland): nickname for a pipe or flute player, from Middle High German swegel ‘pipe’, ‘flute’.

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


Similar surnames: Schlegel, Schwebel, Schwegler, Schiebel, Schweiger, Schwager, Scheel

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Schwegel Family Origin

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Schwegel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    22%
  • Horse Collar Maker

    11%
  • School Teacher

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schwegel family was School Teacher. Farmer, Keeping House and Horse Collar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwegel. The most common Schwegel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Schwegel's were Farmers.

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Schwegel Life Expectancy

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