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Schwendeman Name Meaning

German (Schwendemann): topographic or habitational name from places called Schwende, denoting cleared areas in the forest, for instance in Switzerland (Appenzell canton).

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


Similar surnames: Scheideman, Schwegman, Schwendiman, Schwendemann, Schwenger

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Schwendeman Family Origin

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Schwendeman Family Occupations

What did your Schwendeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schwendeman family was Carpenter. Farmer, Brass Finisher and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwendeman. The most common Schwendeman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Schwendeman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Brass Finisher

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%

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

Schwendeman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schwendeman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwendeman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schwendeman. 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 Schwendeman. For the veterans among your Schwendeman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwendeman Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwendeman lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Schwendeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schwendeman in 1961 was 53, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwendeman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwendeman 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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