Schwed Family History

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Schwed Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Schwedt in Brandenburg. German: ethnic name for someone of Swedish origin. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Schwede, Polish Szwed ‘Swede’.

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


Similar surnames: Schwer, Schnee, Schweda, Szwed, Schild, Scheid, Schwan, Schied

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Schwed Family Origin

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Schwed Family Occupations

What did your Schwed ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Barber

    22%
  • Cigar

    11%
  • Cooper

    11%
  • Dry Good Merchant

    11%

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In 1880, Barber, Cigar and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwed. A less common occupation for the Schwed family was Dry Good Merchant. The most common Schwed occupation in the USA was Barber. 22% of Schwed's were Barbers.

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Schwed Historical Records

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Schwed Life Expectancy

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Famous Schwed Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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