Swartzwelder Family History

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Swartzwelder Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schwarzwälder, topographic name for someone from the Black Forest in southwest Germany, from Middle High German swartz ‘black’ + walt ‘forest’, or a habitational name from any of several places named Schwarzwald, for example near Gotha.

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


Similar surnames: Swartzlander, Blackwelder, Swartzbaugh, Stalder, Swartzfager

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Swartzwelder Family Origin

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Swartzwelder Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Attorney

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Coaling

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Swartzwelder occupation in the USA was Laborer. 15% of Swartzwelder's were Laborers. Laborer, Attorney and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swartzwelder. A less common occupation for the Swartzwelder family was Coaling.

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Swartzwelder Historical Records

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Swartzwelder Life Expectancy

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