Swailes Family History

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Swailes Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): variant spelling of Swales.

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


Similar surnames: Swails, Swales, Smailes, Swires, Walles, Hailes, Ailes, Whiles

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Swailes Family Origin

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Swailes Family Occupations

What did your Swailes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Shingle Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swailes. A less common occupation for the Swailes family was Groceryman. The most common Swailes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Swailes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Shingle Maker

    15%
  • Groceryman

    8%

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

Swailes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Swailes Life Expectancy

What is the average Swailes lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Swailes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Swailes in 1950 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swailes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swailes 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.

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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