Swisshelm Family History

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Swisshelm Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schweisshelm, literally ‘sweat helmet’, but a wrongly standardized form of the Germanic personal name Schwethelm, from swind, swid ‘strong’, ‘fast’ + helm ‘helmet’.

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


Similar surnames: Wilhelm, Widhalm, Diethelm, Thissell, Missel, Kissel, Rishel, Wessel

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Swisshelm Family Origin

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Swisshelm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Blacksmith

    33%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Periodical Dealer

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swisshelm family was Periodical Dealer. The most common Swisshelm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Swisshelm's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swisshelm.

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Swisshelm Historical Records

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Swisshelm Life Expectancy

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