Sweigart Family History

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Sweigart Name Meaning

Variant of German Schweickert. possibly an altered spelling of German Zweigart, a metonymic occupational name for the owner of a tree nursery, from Middle High German zwiggart (zwig ‘twig’ + gart ‘enclosure’).

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


Similar surnames: Sweigert, Sweigard, Swigert, Seiger, Steiger, Swigart, Weingard

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Sweigart Family Origin

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Sweigart Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Sweigart occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Sweigart's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sweigart. A less common occupation for the Sweigart family was Blacksmith.

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Sweigart Historical Records

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Sweigart Life Expectancy

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