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The name Schwing 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 Schwing as a surname.

Schwing Early Origins



The surname Schwing 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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Schwing Spelling Variations


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Schwing Spelling Variations



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

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Schwing Early History


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Schwing Early History



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

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Schwing Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schwing Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Schwing 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:

Schwing Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Salone Schwing, who arrived in America in 1749
  • Sam Schwing, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Michael Schwing, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Casper Schwing, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Abram Schwing, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schwing (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schwing (post 1700)



  • Arthur L. Schwing, American politician, Mayor of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1944-47
  • Bobby Schwing, American poker player who won $52,800 at the 1980 World Series of Poker
  • William E. Schwing, American co-founder of Folmer & Schwing Manufacturing Co. in 1887 which later became Grafles Inc
  • Fredrich Schwing Sr. (1892-1982), German founder of SCHWING GmbH in 1934 which expanded to become the SCHWING Group, a worldwide designer, manufacturer and distributor of concrete production and handling equipment
  • Maurice Schwing, French politician, Mayor of Cizely (2001-2008)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    6. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Schwing Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schwing 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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