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Schwer Name Meaning

South German: relationship name from Middle High German sweher ‘father-in-law’. German: variant of Schweder 2. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German schwer ‘heavy’.

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


Similar surnames: Scher, Schwery, Scheer, Schwed, Schorr, Scholer, Schur, Schwier

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Schwer Family Origin

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Schwer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Brickmaker

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schwer family was Brickmaker. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwer. The most common Schwer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Schwer's were Farmers.

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Schwer Historical Records

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Schwer Life Expectancy

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