Gschwend Family History

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Gschwend Name Meaning

South German: habitational name from any of various places in Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg, Lower Austria, and elsewhere called Gschwand, Gschwend(t), or Geschwend (meaning ‘cleared land’).

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


Similar surnames: Schwandt, Schwing, Gschwind, Schwetz, Schwenk, Schwed, Schneid

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Gschwend Family Origin

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Gschwend Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Manufacture Iron Malliabel

    50%

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In 1880, Carpenter and Manufacture Iron Malliabel were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gschwend. The most common Gschwend occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Gschwend's were Carpenters.

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Gschwend Historical Records

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Gschwend Life Expectancy

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