Zwahlen Family History

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Zwahlen Name Meaning

Swiss German: topographic name for someone living ‘at the water channels’, from a dialect word wa(h)l ‘channel’, in particular one used for irrigation.

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


Similar surnames: Waller, Zahler, Wahler, Palen, Wahlen, Dahlen, Zales, Wahle, Woolen

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Zwahlen Family Origin

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Zwahlen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Cheese Maker

    17%
  • Merchant

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zwahlen family was Merchant. The most common Zwahlen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Zwahlen's were Farmers. Farmer and Cheese Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zwahlen.

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Zwahlen Historical Records

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Zwahlen Life Expectancy

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