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The name Schwinn 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 Schwinn as a surname.

Schwinn Early Origins



The surname Schwinn 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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Schwinn Spelling Variations


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Schwinn Spelling Variations



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

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Schwinn Early History


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Schwinn Early History



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

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Schwinn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schwinn Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Schwinn 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:

Schwinn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Georg Schwinn, who landed in Brazil in 1823
  • Philip Schwinn, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1842
  • Nikolaus Schwinn, who landed in North America in 1843
  • Diedrich Schwinn, aged 3, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1848
  • Miss Schwinn, who landed in Brazil in 1855
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schwinn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schwinn (post 1700)



  • Tom Schwinn, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1964
  • Nicholas Schwinn, American politician, Social Democratic Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly from Milwaukee County 2nd District, 1902
  • Lucille Schwinn, American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1964-67
  • Louis M. Schwinn, American politician, Mayor of Coffeyville, Kansas, 1975-77
  • Ignaz Schwinn, bicycle maker, who, along with partner Adolph Arnold, incorporated the "Arnold, Schwinn & Company" on October 22, 1895

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
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    The Schwinn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schwinn 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 11:45.

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