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Schwimmer Early Origins



The surname Schwimmer was first found in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Schwimmer Spelling Variations


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Schwimmer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schwemin, Zwehmen, Schwemmin, Schwimin, Schwimmin, Schweminn, Schwemminn, Schweming, Schweimin, Schwiemin, Schwemen, Schwemmen, Schweimen, Schweman, Schwemann, Schwiman, Schwimann, Zwemen, Zwemmen, Zweman, Zwemann, Schwehmen, Shwimin, Swimin, Schwehmenn, Schwehman, Schwehmann, Schwehmin and many more.

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Schwimmer Early History


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Schwimmer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schwimmer research. Another 158 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schwimmer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schwimmer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schwimmer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Schwimmer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schwimmer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Schwimmer, who setted in America sometime between 1777 and 1783
  • George Schwimmer, who landed in America in 1777-1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Schwimmer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Marg Schwimmer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1848
  • Maximilian Schwimmer, who setted in New York, NY in 1853
  • Margaret Schwimmer, who settled in New York in 1860

Schwimmer Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Georg Ludwig Schwimmer, who arrived in Newfoundland in 1777 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schwimmer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schwimmer (post 1700)



  • Chester Schwimmer, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956 (alternate), 1960; Member of New York Republican State Committee, 1961

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Other References

  1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Schwimmer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schwimmer Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 13 October 2015 at 11:43.

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