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Swiger Family History

Swiger Name Meaning
Possibly a respelling of German and Jewish Schweiger.

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

145,313 Historical Documents with Swiger on Ancestry.com
22,330 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,606 Military Records
323 Immigration Records
9,700 Census and Voter Lists
110,354 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Swiger Families

  • Number of Swiger families
     107 - 211
     36 - 106
     1 - 35
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Swiger families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Swiger families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Swiger census records

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

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Swiger Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Swiger 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 Swiger

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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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Swiger Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Swiger census records

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Swiger Civil War Service Records

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