Schwehr Family History

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Schwehr Name Meaning

German: relationship name, a variant of Schwäher, a variant of Schwager.

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


Similar surnames: Schwer, Schweer, Schehr, Scheer, Schwier, Schreyer, Schwed, Schwent

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Schwehr Family Origin

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Schwehr Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Bootmaker

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeps House

    20%

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In 1880, Blacksmith, Bootmaker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwehr. The most common Schwehr occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 20% of Schwehr's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Schwehr family was Keeps House.

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Schwehr Historical Records

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Schwehr Life Expectancy

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Famous Schwehr Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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