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Sweetman Family History

Sweetman Name Meaning
English and Irish: variant of Swetnam.

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

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42,733 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,192 Military Records
4,647 Immigration Records
36,121 Census and Voter Lists
68,779 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sweetman Families

  • Number of Sweetman families
     28 - 54
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sweetman families
     124 - 245
     42 - 123
     1 - 41
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sweetman families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sweetman census records

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Sweetman 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 Sweetman 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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Sweetman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Sweetman 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 Sweetman

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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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Sweetman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sweetman census records

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

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

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Sweetman Civil War Service Records

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

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