Schwander Family History

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Schwander Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone from a place called Schwand or Schwanden (see Schwandt).

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


Similar surnames: Schwandt, Schwaller, Schwenger, Schanzer, Schwinger, Schwaner

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Schwander Family Origin

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Schwander Family Occupations

What did your Schwander ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schwander. 23% of Schwander men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Schwander women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schwander were Clerk and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Machinist
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    50%
  • Housework
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Schwander Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schwander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwander 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 510 immigration records available for the last name Schwander. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 762 military records available for the last name Schwander. For the veterans among your Schwander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwander Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwander lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Schwander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Schwander in 1955 was 36, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwander 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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