Schwier Family History

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Schwier Name Meaning

North German: reduced form of the personal name Schwieder, a variant of Schweder 2.

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


Similar surnames: Schier, Schwer, Schweer, Schnier, Swier, Schmier, Schager, Scheier

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Schwier Family Origin

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Schwier Family Occupations

What did your Schwier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schwier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Schwier's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwier. A less common occupation for the Schwier family was Boiler Maker.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Boiler Maker

    4%

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

Schwier Historical Records

What Schwier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schwier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Schwier

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Schwier. 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 Schwier. For the veterans among your Schwier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwier Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwier lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Schwier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schwier in 1959 was 57, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwier 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.

Famous Schwier Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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