Schwanke Family History

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Schwanke Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of the personal name Swaneke, a pet form of Swane, from a Germanic compound name formed with swana ‘swan’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Schwake, Schalk, Schwaner, Schwantes, Schuelke, Schwan, Schanke

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Schwanke Family Origin

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Schwanke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Blacksmith R.R.

    4%
  • Dealer In Coal

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Schwanke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Schwanke's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith R.R. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwanke. A less common occupation for the Schwanke family was Dealer In Coal.

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Schwanke Historical Records

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Schwanke Life Expectancy

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