Schwegler Family History

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Schwegler Name Meaning

Southern German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German swegele ‘pipe’, ‘flute’, hence nickname for someone who played such an instrument.

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

Similar surnames: Schoeller, Schwegel, Schweiger, Schwemmer, Schneller, Scheler

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Schwegler Family Origin

Where is the Schwegler family from?

Schwegler Family Occupations

What did your Schwegler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schwegler occupation in the USA was Baker. 8% of Schwegler's were Bakers. Baker, Baking and Coal Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwegler. A less common occupation for the Schwegler family was Druggist.

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  • Baker

  • Baking

  • Coal Dealer

  • Druggist


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

Schwegler Historical Records

What Schwegler family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Schwegler Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwegler lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schwegler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Schwegler in 1957 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwegler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwegler 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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