Schwind Family History

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Schwind Name Meaning

South German: nickname from Middle High German swinde ‘impetuous’, ‘violent’.

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

Similar surnames: Gschwind, Geschwind, Schwing, Schwenk, Schwanz, Schwan, Schink

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Schwind Family Origin

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Schwind Family Occupations

What did your Schwind ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schwind family was Book Binder. The most common Schwind occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Schwind's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwind.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Keeping House

  • Book Binder


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

Schwind Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Schwind. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwind 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schwind. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Schwind. For the veterans among your Schwind ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwind Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwind lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Schwind life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schwind in 1950 was 56, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwind

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwind 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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