Schweppe Family History

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Schweppe Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of whips, from Middle Low German swep(p)e ‘whip’. In some cases the surname may have arisen as a nickname for a harsh master.

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

Similar surnames: Schoepp, Schlepp, Schepp, Schuppe, Schopp, Schwerdt, Schnepf, Schelp

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Schweppe Family Origin

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Schweppe Family Occupations

What did your Schweppe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Clothing Store and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schweppe. The most common Schweppe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Schweppe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schweppe family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Clothing Store

  • Druggist

  • Keeping House


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

Schweppe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schweppe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schweppe 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 567 immigration records available for the last name Schweppe. 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 Schweppe. For the veterans among your Schweppe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schweppe Life Expectancy

What is the average Schweppe lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Schweppe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Schweppe in 1952 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schweppe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schweppe 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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