Schwieger Family History

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Schwieger Name Meaning

North German: from the Middle Low German personal name Swideger, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements swind ‘strong’ + gar, ger ‘spear’. Compare Schweickert.

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


Similar surnames: Schweder, Schrieber, Schwiebert, Schriever, Schlieper, Schwenger

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Schwieger Family Origin

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Schwieger Family Occupations

What did your Schwieger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schwieger family was Wagon Maker. The most common Schwieger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Schwieger's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwieger.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    27%
  • Hotel Keeper

    9%
  • Wagon Maker

    9%

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

Schwieger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schwieger Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwieger lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Schwieger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Schwieger in 1961 was 42, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwieger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwieger 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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