Schwing Family History
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Schwing Name Meaning
German: occupational name for someone whose job was to swingle flax, i.e. to beat the flax with a swingle in order to remove the woody parts of the plant prior to spinning, from Middle German swingen ‘to swing’ or swing ‘swingle’. German: habitational name from any of the places called Schwinge (near Stade and in Pomerania) or Schwingen (Bavaria).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Schwan, Schwinger, Schorn, Schwenk, Schwind, Schilling, Schein