Schwein Family History

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Schwein Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a swineherd, from Middle High German swin ‘hog’.

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

Similar surnames: Schlein, Schein, Schleif, Schleis, Scheid, Schneid, Schoen, Schlei

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Schwein Family Origin

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Schwein Family Occupations

What did your Schwein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Saloon Keeper and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwein. The most common Schwein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Schwein's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schwein family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

  • Saloon Keeper

  • At Home

  • Butcher


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

Schwein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schwein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwein 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 Schwein

Passenger List

There are 420 immigration records available for the last name Schwein. 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 Schwein. For the veterans among your Schwein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwein Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwein lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Schwein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Schwein in 1951 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwein 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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