Schwantes Family History

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Schwantes Name Meaning

from a pet form of the Slavic personal name Sviatoslav, composed of the Slavic elements swia(n)t ‘holy’ + slav ‘glory’, ‘fame’, ‘praise’. possibly a habitational name from a place called Schwantus near Wollin.

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


Similar surnames: Schwanke, Schwenger, Schwaner, Schwander, Schwass, Schanzer

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Schwantes Family Origin

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Schwantes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Dry Goods Merch.

    11%
  • Farming

    11%

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In 1880, farmer, Laborer and Dry Goods Merch. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwantes. The most common Schwantes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Schwantes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schwantes family was Farming.

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