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The name Swind 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 Swind as a surname.

Swind Early Origins



The surname Swind 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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Swind Spelling Variations


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Swind Spelling Variations



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

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Swind Early History


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Swind Early History



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

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Swind Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Swind Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Swind 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 or some of its variants were: Friedrich Schwind, who was one of the Hessian troops in the American War for Independence, recorded in America in 1776; Johannes Schwind, whose Oath of Allegiance was recorded in Pennsylvania in 1743.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Swind Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Swind 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 2 October 2003 at 16:17.

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