Schwenger Family History

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Schwenger Name Meaning

South German: habitational name from a place called Schweningen in Baden, or from a Germanic personal name Swaniger, composed with swana ‘swan’ as the first element.

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

Similar surnames: Schwinger, Schwaner, Schlinger, Schwieger, Schweder, Schwander

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Schwenger Family Origin

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Schwenger Family Occupations

What did your Schwenger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schwenger occupation in the USA was Butcher. 20% of Schwenger's were Butchers. Butcher, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwenger. A less common occupation for the Schwenger family was Keeping House.

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  • Butcher

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schwenger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schwenger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schwenger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwenger 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 699 immigration records available for the last name Schwenger. 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 356 military records available for the last name Schwenger. For the veterans among your Schwenger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwenger Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwenger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schwenger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schwenger in 1962 was 74, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwenger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwenger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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