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Swim Family History

Swim Name Meaning
English: unexplained. Perhaps an Anglicized form of German Schwam.

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

75,354 Historical Documents with Swim on Ancestry.com
8,800 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,284 Military Records
1,653 Immigration Records
10,999 Census and Voter Lists
48,618 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Swim Families

  • Number of Swim families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Swim 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 Swim last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Swim census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Swim 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 Swim 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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Swim Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Swim 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 Swim

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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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Swim Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Swim census records

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

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

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Swim Civil War Service Records

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

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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