Schwager Family History

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Schwager Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): relationship name from Middle High German swager ‘brother-, son-, or father-in-law’; German Schwager ‘brother-in-law’.

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

Similar surnames: Schlager, Schwer, Schwaiger, Schrage, Schlafer, Schweiger, Schwarzer

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Schwager Family Origin

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Schwager Family Occupations

What did your Schwager ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Schwager. 50% of Schwager men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Schwager women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schwager were Retired and Income

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Farm Laborer
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Income

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Schwager Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Schwager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwager 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Schwager. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Schwager. For the veterans among your Schwager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwager Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwager lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Schwager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schwager in 1945 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwager

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwager ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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