Schweiss Family History

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Schweiss Name Meaning

German (Rhineland): apparently a nickname for someone who worked very hard or sweated excessively, from Middle High German sweiz ‘sweat’. However, it is possible that this may be no more than a folk-etymological alteration of Schweitz ‘(person from) Switzerland’.

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


Similar surnames: Schleis, Schweiger, Schwenk, Weiss, Schwein, Scheid, Scheidt, Scheib

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Schweiss Family Origin

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Schweiss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Brewar

    8%
  • Dairyman

    8%
  • Dealer In Liquor

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schweiss family was Dealer In Liquor. Farmer, Brewar and Dairyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schweiss. The most common Schweiss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Schweiss's were Farmers.

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Schweiss Historical Records

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Schweiss Life Expectancy

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