Zwahlen Family History

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Zwahlen Name Meaning

Swiss German: topographic name for someone living ‘at the water channels’, from a dialect word wa(h)l ‘channel’, in particular one used for irrigation.

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


Similar surnames: Waller, Zahler, Wahler, Palen, Wahlen, Dahlen, Zales, Wahle, Woolen

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Zwahlen Family Origin

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Zwahlen Family Occupations

What did your Zwahlen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zwahlen family was Merchant. The most common Zwahlen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Zwahlen's were Farmers. Farmer and Cheese Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zwahlen.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Cheese Maker

    17%
  • Merchant

    17%

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Zwahlen Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Zwahlen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Zwahlen Life Expectancy

What is the average Zwahlen lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, Zwahlen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Zwahlen in 1953 was 51, and 82 in 2003.

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