Swails Family History

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Swails Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Swales.

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


Similar surnames: Swailes, Stains, Searls, Hails, Bails, Stile, Vails, Swaine, Stairs

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Swails Family Origin

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Swails Family Occupations

What did your Swails ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swails. The most common Swails occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Swails's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swails family was Ship Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Ship Carpenter

    5%

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

Swails Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Swails Life Expectancy

What is the average Swails lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Swails life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Swails in 1951 was 36, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swails

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swails 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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