Schwam Family History

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Schwam Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Schwamm ‘sponge’ or ‘mushroom’. Variant of German Schwamm, a metonymic occupational name for a gatherer of edible fungi (see Schwamb).

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

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Schwam Family Origin

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Schwam Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Salesman

    25%
  • Traveling Agt.

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Schwam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Schwam's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schwam family was Traveling Agt.. Farmer, Laborer and Salesman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwam.

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Schwam Life Expectancy

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Famous Schwam Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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