Schwitters Family History

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Schwitters Name Meaning

German: patronymic of a Germanic personal name Swindheri, formed with swi(n)d ‘strong’, ‘fast’ (Old Saxon swidh) + heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Schwieger, Schwiebert, Schweickert, Schmitter, Schwitzer, Withers

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Schwitters Family Origin

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Schwitters Family Occupations

What did your Schwitters ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schwitters family was Wire Weaver. The most common Schwitters occupation in the USA was Harness Maker. 25% of Schwitters's were Harness Makers. Harness Maker, Keeping House and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwitters.

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  • Harness Maker

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Merchant

    25%
  • Wire Weaver

    25%

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Schwitters Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schwitters Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwitters lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Schwitters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Schwitters in 1964 was 87, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwitters

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwitters 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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