Schwegler Family History

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Schwegler Name Meaning

Southern German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German swegele ‘pipe’, ‘flute’, hence nickname for someone who played such an instrument.

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

Similar surnames: Schoeller, Schwegel, Schweiger, Schwemmer, Schneller, Scheler

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Schwegler Family Origin

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Schwegler Family Occupations

What did your Schwegler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schwegler. 14% of Schwegler men worked as a Salesman and 29% of Schwegler women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schwegler were Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
  • Housework
  • Clerk
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Schwegler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schwegler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwegler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schwegler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schwegler. For the veterans among your Schwegler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwegler Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwegler lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schwegler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Schwegler in 1957 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

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