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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 came to America sometime between 1777 and 1783
  • George Schwimmer, who landed in America in 1777-1783

Schwimmer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Marg Schwimmer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1848
  • Maximilian Schwimmer, who came to 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 [1]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. ^ 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. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. 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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