Swayze Family History

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Swayze Name Meaning

Variant of English Swasey.

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

Similar surnames: Swayne, Waye, Saye, Sayre, Swaine, Maize, Mayne, Glaze, Frayne

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Swayze Family Origin

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Swayze Family Occupations

What did your Swayze ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Swayze. 19% of Swayze men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Swayze women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Swayze were Proprietor and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Saleslady
  • New Worker
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Swayze Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Swayze. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swayze census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Swayze. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Swayze. For the veterans among your Swayze ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swayze Life Expectancy

What is the average Swayze lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Swayze life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Swayze in 1954 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

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