Schwandt Family History
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Schwandt Name Meaning
South German: topographic name for someone who lived in a forest clearing, from Middle High German swant (from swenden ‘to thin out’, ‘make disappear’, causative from swinden ‘to disappear’ ), or a habitational name from any of the various places called Schwand or Schwanden, named with this element, all in southern Germany.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press