Schwantes Family History

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Schwantes Name Meaning

from a pet form of the Slavic personal name Sviatoslav, composed of the Slavic elements swia(n)t ‘holy’ + slav ‘glory’, ‘fame’, ‘praise’. possibly a habitational name from a place called Schwantus near Wollin.

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

Similar surnames: Schwanke, Schwenger, Schwaner, Schwander, Schwass, Schanzer

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Schwantes Family Origin

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Schwantes Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schwantes. 15% of Schwantes men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Schwantes women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schwantes were Farm Laborer and Manager

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
  • House Work
  • Maid
  • Manager

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

Schwantes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schwantes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwantes 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 319 immigration records available for the last name Schwantes. 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 649 military records available for the last name Schwantes. For the veterans among your Schwantes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwantes Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Schwantes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schwantes in 1955 was 51, and 87 in 2004.

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