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Swass Family History

Swass Name Meaning

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

730 Historical Documents with Swass on Ancestry.com
346 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
49 Military Records
28 Immigration Records
247 Census and Voter Lists
60 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Swass Families

  • Number of Swass families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Swass last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Swass census records

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Swass 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 Swass families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Swass Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Swass

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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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Swass Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Swass census records

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Military Service by Swass

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