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Schweeler Family History

Schweeler Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Schwegler, Scheeler, Schneller, Schwemmer, Schweiger, Schweder

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Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schweeler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schweeler ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 24 census records available for the last name Schweeler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schweeler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 12 immigration records available for the last name Schweeler. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schweeler. For the veterans among your Schweeler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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