Schwanz Family History

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Schwanz Name Meaning

German: nickname for a dandy, from Middle High German swanz ‘train of a dress’, literally ‘tail’, but also used to mean ‘decoration’ or ‘finery’.

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


Similar surnames: Schwan, Schrantz, Schantz, Schmalz, Schwartz, Schwenk, Schwarm

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Schwanz Family Origin

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Schwanz Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Weighman In Elevator

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schwanz family was Weighman In Elevator. The most common Schwanz occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Schwanz's were Laborers. Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwanz.

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Schwanz Historical Records

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Schwanz Life Expectancy

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