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Swope Family History

Swope Name Meaning
Possibly an altered form of German Schwab. JXE; 1881 English census has 0; Not in RW, GFB, EML, OSGAZ.

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

269,125 Historical Documents with Swope on Ancestry.com
41,946 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,365 Military Records
1,565 Immigration Records
33,313 Census and Voter Lists
184,936 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Swope Families

  • Number of Swope families
     155 - 308
     52 - 154
     1 - 51
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Swope families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Swope last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Swope Family Origin

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Swope Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Swope

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Swope Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Swope census records

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Swope Civil War Service Records

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