Swahn Family History

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Swahn Name Meaning

Swedish and German: variant of German Schwan.

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


Similar surnames: Swan, Grahn, Wah, Schwahn, Ahn, Swann, Spahn, Spahr, Wann, Hahn

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Swahn Family Origin

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Swahn Family Occupations

What did your Swahn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swahn family was Tailor. Laborer and Retired were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Swahn. The most common Swahn occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Swahn's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Retired

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Swahn ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Swahn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Swahn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swahn 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Swahn. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Swahn. For the veterans among your Swahn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swahn Life Expectancy

What is the average Swahn lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Swahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Swahn in 1962 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swahn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swahn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Swahn Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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