Schwerman Family History

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Schwerman Name Meaning

North German: variant of Schwiermann, from a reduced form of the personal name Schwider, Schweder, from Middle Low German, Frisian swide, Old Saxon swid- ‘strong’, ‘fast’.

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

Similar surnames: Scherman, Schwegman, Schuermann, Schiemann, Seggerman, Schierman

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Schwerman Family Origin

Where is the Schwerman family from?

Schwerman Family Occupations

What did your Schwerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schwerman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Schwerman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schwerman family was Keeping House. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schwerman.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Schwerman Historical Records

What Schwerman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schwerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwerman 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 99 immigration records available for the last name Schwerman. 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 111 military records available for the last name Schwerman. For the veterans among your Schwerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwerman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Schwerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Schwerman in 1958 was 47, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwerman 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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