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Schwinghammer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a blacksmith, from the sentence Schwing den Hammer ‘Swing the hammer’.

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


Similar surnames: Klinkhammer, Schellhammer, Schwinger, Schwing, Schlinger, Schwemmer

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Schwinghammer Family Origin

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Schwinghammer Family Occupations

What did your Schwinghammer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schwinghammer. The most common Schwinghammer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Schwinghammer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schwinghammer family was Dry Goods Store.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Grocer

    33%
  • Dry Goods Store

    17%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Schwinghammer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schwinghammer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwinghammer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schwinghammer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schwinghammer. For the veterans among your Schwinghammer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwinghammer Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwinghammer 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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Famous Schwinghammer Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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