Schwemmer Family History

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Schwemmer Name Meaning

occupational name for someone who floated logs downstream from the forests where they were felled, from an agent derivative of Middle High German swemmen, causative of swimmen ‘to float or swim’. topographic name from Middle High German swem(me), denoting a deep ford where horses had to swim across (from the same word as in 1).

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

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Schwemmer Family Origin

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Schwemmer Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Lock Smith And Bell

    17%
  • Machinist

    17%

In 1880, Blacksmith, Farmer and Lock Smith And Bell were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwemmer. A less common occupation for the Schwemmer family was Machinist. The most common Schwemmer occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 17% of Schwemmer's were Blacksmiths.

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Schwemmer Historical Records

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Schwemmer Life Expectancy

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