Schwengel Family History

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Schwengel Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Schwenger, Schwegel, Hengel, Schlegel, Schweiger, Schwebel, Wengel

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Schwengel Family Origin

Where is the Schwengel family from?

Schwengel Family Occupations

What did your Schwengel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schwengel family was Laborer. Confectioner, Dry Goods and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwengel. The most common Schwengel occupation in the USA was Confectioner. 17% of Schwengel's were Confectioners.

View Census data for Schwengel | Data not to scale

  • Confectioner

    17%
  • Dry Goods

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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

Schwengel Historical Records

What Schwengel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schwengel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwengel 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 Schwengel

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Schwengel. 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 Schwengel. For the veterans among your Schwengel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwengel Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwengel lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Schwengel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schwengel in 1949 was 62, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwengel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwengel 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.

Famous Schwengel Family

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