Schoenwetter Family History

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Schoenwetter Name Meaning

German (Schönwetter): nickname for someone with a happy disposition, from Middle High German schœn ‘beautiful’, ‘fine’, ‘nice’ + wetter ‘weather’.

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

Similar surnames: Schoenleber, Schoenherr, Schetter, Kronenwetter, Schoenbauer

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Schoenwetter Family Origin

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Schoenwetter Family Occupations

What did your Schoenwetter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Harness Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schoenwetter. The most common Schoenwetter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Schoenwetter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Harness Maker


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Schoenwetter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 979 census records available for the last name Schoenwetter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schoenwetter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 208 immigration records available for the last name Schoenwetter. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 209 military records available for the last name Schoenwetter. For the veterans among your Schoenwetter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schoenwetter Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoenwetter lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2002, in the United States, Schoenwetter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Schoenwetter in 1962 was 73, and 70 in 2002.

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