Schwaninger Family History

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Schwaninger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Schwaningen, near Eichstädt.

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

Similar surnames: Schwinger, Schillinger, Schwaiger, Schlinger, Schwander, Schwamberger

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Schwaninger Family Origin

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Schwaninger Family Occupations

What did your Schwaninger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schwaninger occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 25% of Schwaninger's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Schwaninger family was Paper Carrier. Keeping House, Cloth Cutter and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwaninger.

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  • Keeping House

  • Cloth Cutter

  • Engineer

  • Paper Carrier


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

Schwaninger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 896 census records available for the last name Schwaninger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwaninger 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 231 immigration records available for the last name Schwaninger. 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 616 military records available for the last name Schwaninger. For the veterans among your Schwaninger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwaninger Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwaninger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schwaninger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Schwaninger in 1962 was 67, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwaninger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwaninger 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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