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Swann Family History

Swann Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Swan.

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

656,965 Historical Documents with Swann on Ancestry.com
143,595 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
12,776 Military Records
8,302 Immigration Records
91,099 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Swann Families

  • Number of Swann families
     72 - 142
     25 - 71
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Swann families
     204 - 405
     69 - 203
     1 - 68
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Swann families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Swann census records

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Swann Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Swann families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Swann Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Swann families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Swann

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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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Swann Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Swann census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Swann ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Swann Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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