Schwegman Family History

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Schwegman Name Meaning

North German (Schwegmann): habitational name for someone from any of several places named Schwege or Schwegen, for example near Bremen.

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


Similar surnames: Schwerman, Schneeman, Schwan, Ascheman, Schwendeman, Schorzman

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Schwegman Family Origin

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Schwegman Family Occupations

What did your Schwegman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schwegman. 28% of Schwegman men worked as a Laborer and 39% of Schwegman women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schwegman were Physician and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    28%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Physician
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    39%
  • Housework
    24%
  • Housewife
    24%
  • Maid
    16%

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

Schwegman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schwegman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwegman 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 93 immigration records available for the last name Schwegman. 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 461 military records available for the last name Schwegman. For the veterans among your Schwegman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwegman Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwegman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schwegman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Schwegman in 1963 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwegman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwegman 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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