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Schwimmer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a good swimmer, from an agent derivative of German schwimmen, Yiddish shvimen ‘to swim’, Middle High German swimmen.

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


Similar surnames: Schwemmer, Schimmer, Schimmel, Schweiger, Schlemmer, Schiller

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Schwimmer Family Origin

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Schwimmer Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

In 1880, the most common Schwimmer occupation in the USA was Baker. 50% of Schwimmer's were Bakers. Baker and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schwimmer.

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