Schweitz Family History

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Schweitz Name Meaning

German: ethnic name for a Swiss, from German Schweitz ‘Swiss’.

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

Similar surnames: Schwetz, Schweitzer, Schwein, Schmeltz, Schweiss, Schuetz, Schwartz

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Schweitz Family Origin

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Schweitz Family Occupations

What did your Schweitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Teamster and Tobacco Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schweitz. The most common Schweitz occupation in the USA was Teamster. 50% of Schweitz's were Teamsters.

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  • Teamster

  • Tobacco Store


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

Schweitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schweitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schweitz 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 514 immigration records available for the last name Schweitz. 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 222 military records available for the last name Schweitz. For the veterans among your Schweitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schweitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Schweitz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schweitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Schweitz in 1962 was 79, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schweitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schweitz 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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