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Swecker Family History

Swecker Name Meaning
Possibly an Americanized form of southern German Zwecker, an occupational name for a nail maker, from Middle High German zweck ‘tack’, ‘nail’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

27,108 Historical Documents with Swecker on Ancestry.com
4,219 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
484 Military Records
71 Immigration Records
2,638 Census and Voter Lists
19,696 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Swecker Families

  • Number of Swecker families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Swecker families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Swecker last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Swecker census records

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Swecker Family Origin

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Swecker Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Swecker

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Swecker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Swecker census records

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Swecker Civil War Service Records

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