Schwimmer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Schwimmer family

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.

Important Dates for the Schwimmer family

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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.

Early Notables of the Schwimmer family (pre 1700)

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Schwimmer migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schwimmer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • George Schwimmer, who settled in America sometime between 1777 and 1783
  • George Schwimmer, who landed in America in 1777-1783 [1]
Schwimmer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Marg Schwimmer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1848
  • Maximilian Schwimmer, who settled in New York, NY in 1853
  • Margaret Schwimmer, who settled in New York in 1860

Schwimmer migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schwimmer Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Georg Ludwig Schwimmer, who arrived in Newfoundland in 1777 [2]

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 [3]

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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
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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