Schwent Family History

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Schwent Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Schwendt, a variant of Schwandt.

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


Similar surnames: Schwend, Schwenk, Schwantz, Schwede, Schieve, Schiek, Schwehr

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Schwent Family Origin

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Schwent Family Occupations

What did your Schwent ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schwent occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Schwent's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwent. A less common occupation for the Schwent family was Works At Jewery.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Stone Mason

    13%
  • Works At Jewery

    13%

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

Schwent Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schwent Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwent lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Schwent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Schwent in 1954 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwent

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwent 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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