Schwendeman Family History

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Schwendeman Name Meaning

German (Schwendemann): topographic or habitational name from places called Schwende, denoting cleared areas in the forest, for instance in Switzerland (Appenzell canton).

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

Similar surnames: Scheideman, Schwegman, Schwendiman, Schwendemann, Schwenger

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Schwendeman Family Origin

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Schwendeman Family Occupations

What did your Schwendeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schwendeman. 23% of Schwendeman men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Schwendeman women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schwendeman were Machinist and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housewife

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

Schwendeman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schwendeman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwendeman 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 170 immigration records available for the last name Schwendeman. 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 411 military records available for the last name Schwendeman. For the veterans among your Schwendeman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwendeman Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwendeman lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Schwendeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schwendeman in 1961 was 53, and 93 in 2004.

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