Schwebel Family History

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Schwebel Name Meaning

regional name from a diminutive of Schwab ‘Swabian’. possibly also from Middle High German swebel, Yiddish shvebl ‘sulfur’. Its application as a German surname is obscure. The Jewish name is mainly of ornamental origin.

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

Similar surnames: Schiebel, Schwegel, Schieber, Schubel, Schlegel, Schwebke, Schnabel

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Schwebel Family Origin

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Schwebel Family Occupations

What did your Schwebel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schwebel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Schwebel's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwebel. A less common occupation for the Schwebel family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Engineer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Schwebel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schwebel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwebel 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 907 immigration records available for the last name Schwebel. 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 495 military records available for the last name Schwebel. For the veterans among your Schwebel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwebel Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwebel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schwebel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Schwebel in 1963 was 85, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwebel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwebel 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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