Schwinger Family History

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Schwinger Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from places called Schwinge or Schwingen (see Schwing 2).

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


Similar surnames: Schlinger, Schwing, Schwenger, Schwitzer, Scheiner, Schwander

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Schwinger Family Origin

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Schwinger Family Occupations

What did your Schwinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schwinger. 10% of Schwinger men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Schwinger women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schwinger were Electrician and Book Keeping

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Clerk
    3%
  • Electrician
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    7%
  • Housework
    7%
  • Beautician
    4%
  • Book Keeping
    4%

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

Schwinger Historical Records

What Schwinger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schwinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwinger 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 681 immigration records available for the last name Schwinger. 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 830 military records available for the last name Schwinger. For the veterans among your Schwinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schwinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Schwinger lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Schwinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Schwinger in 1956 was 50, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schwinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schwinger 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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