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Schwing Name Meaning

German: occupational name for someone whose job was to swingle flax, i.e. to beat the flax with a swingle in order to remove the woody parts of the plant prior to spinning, from Middle German swingen ‘to swing’ or swing ‘swingle’. German: habitational name from any of the places called Schwinge (near Stade and in Pomerania) or Schwingen (Bavaria).

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


Similar surnames: Schwan, Schwinger, Schorn, Schwenk, Schwind, Schilling, Schein

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Schwing Family Origin

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Schwing Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Rice Planter

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Rice Planter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwing. A less common occupation for the Schwing family was Carpenter. The most common Schwing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 8% of Schwing's were Farmers.

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Schwing Historical Records

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Schwing Life Expectancy

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