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Schwoch Family History

Schwoch Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin. Either an altered spelling or a variant of Schwach, a nickname for a weak, feeble person (from Middle High German swach), or, if of Slavic origin, from the reflexive adjective svoj ‘own’.

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

Similar surnames: Schoch, Schworm, Schock, Schroth, Schrock, Schlick, Schwer, Schroll

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Where is the Schwoch family from?

You can see how Schwoch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schwoch family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Schwoch families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Schwoch family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Schwoch's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Schwoch families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schwoch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schwoch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Schwoch. 62% of Schwoch men worked as a Farmer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Welder
  • Fireman
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What Schwoch family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 694 census records available for the last name Schwoch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schwoch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 121 immigration records available for the last name Schwoch. 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 Cards

There are 271 military records available for the last name Schwoch. For the veterans among your Schwoch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schwoch lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Schwoch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Schwoch in 1946 was 67, and 78 in 2004.

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