Schwitters Family History

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Schwitters Name Meaning

German: patronymic of a Germanic personal name Swindheri, formed with swi(n)d ‘strong’, ‘fast’ (Old Saxon swidh) + heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Schwieger, Schwiebert, Schweickert, Schmitter, Schwitzer, Withers

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Schwitters Family Origin

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Schwitters Family Occupations

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  • Harness Maker

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Merchant

    25%
  • Wire Weaver

    25%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schwitters family was Wire Weaver. Harness Maker, Keeping House and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schwitters. The most common Schwitters occupation in the USA was Harness Maker. 25% of Schwitters's were Harness Makers.

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Schwitters Life Expectancy

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