Geschwind Family History

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Geschwind Name Meaning

German: nickname for a speedy individual, from Middle High German geswinde (modern German geschwind) ‘fast’, ‘impetuous’.

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


Similar surnames: Gschwind, Schwind, Schein, Schwenk, Schwan, Schwing, Schlund

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Geschwind Family Origin

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Geschwind Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Geschwind ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Keeping House

    29%
  • Boarding House

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Minister

    14%

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In 1880, Keeping House, Boarding House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geschwind. The most common Geschwind occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 29% of Geschwind's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Geschwind family was Minister.

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Geschwind Historical Records

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Geschwind Life Expectancy

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Famous Geschwind Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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