Schwerdt Family History

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Schwerdt Name Meaning

German (Bavarian): metonymic occupational name for a sword maker, from Middle High German swert ‘sword’.

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

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Schwerdt Family Origin

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Schwerdt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Brick Mason

    7%
  • Carriage Maker

    7%
  • Dress Maker

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schwerdt family was Dress Maker. Farmer, Brick Mason and Carriage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwerdt. The most common Schwerdt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Schwerdt's were Farmers.

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Schwerdt Historical Records

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Schwerdt Life Expectancy

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