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Swearingen Family History

Swearingen Name Meaning
Dutch: altered form of a habitational name, almost certainly from one of two places in Germany named Schweringen: one in the Hannover region and the other near Bremen.

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

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37,617 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,126 Military Records
823 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Swearingen Families

  • Number of Swearingen families
     52 - 101
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    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 Swearingen last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Swearingen census records

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Swearingen Family Origin

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Swearingen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Swearingen

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Swearingen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Swearingen census records

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Swearingen Civil War Service Records

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