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Swaim Family History

Swaim Name Meaning
Origin unidentified.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

254,211 Historical Documents with Swaim on Ancestry.com
31,778 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,665 Military Records
482 Immigration Records
17,711 Census and Voter Lists
199,575 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Swaim Families

  • Number of Swaim families
     45 - 87
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Swaim families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Swaim last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Swaim census records

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Swaim Family Origin

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Swaim Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Swaim

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Swaim Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Swaim census records

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Swaim Civil War Service Records

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