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The name Schwin is derived from the Middle High German word "swinde," meaning "impetuous," or "fierce." It was probably a nickname of the person who came to be the first bearer of Schwin as a surname.

Schwin Early Origins



The surname Schwin was first found in Upper Germany. Early records of the name include Conrad Swinde of Grunberg in Hesse in 1362, and Nicolaus Swindel in Mies in 1364.

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Schwin Spelling Variations


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Schwin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schwindt, Schwind, Schwinde, Schwindl,Swind, Swinde, Swindel and many more.

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Schwin Early History


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Schwin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schwin research. Another 118 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1792, 1855, and 1863 are included under the topic Early Schwin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schwin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schwin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Schwin 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:

Schwin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johs Schwin, who arrived in New York in 1709

Schwin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Schwin, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1835

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schwin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schwin (post 1700)



  • Henry B. Schwin, American politician, Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1892

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Schwin Family Crest Products


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Schwin Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. 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. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
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    The Schwin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schwin 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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