Swem Family History
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Swem Name Meaning
German: Americanized form of Schwemm, a topographic name from Middle High German swem(me), denoting a deep ford where horses had to swim across, from the Middle High German verb swemmen, causative of swimmen ‘to float or swim’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Siem, Salm, Siek, Swab, Sohm, Sem, Swim, Swee, Teem, Stemm