Schweiger Family History

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Schweiger Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a somewhat taciturn or ‘deep’ person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schwigen, German schweigen, Yiddish shvaygn ‘to be silent’. German: variant of Schwaiger.

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


Similar surnames: Schreier, Scheiner, Schreiber, Schleifer, Schwaiger, Schneider

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Schweiger Family Origin

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Schweiger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Miner

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schweiger family was Miner. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schweiger. The most common Schweiger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Schweiger's were Farmers.

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Schweiger Historical Records

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Schweiger Life Expectancy

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