Swainston Family History

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Swainston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from an unidentified place. There is a place so named on the Isle of Wight (and one called Swainstone in Devon). However, in England the surname is concentrated in County Durham, suggesting that it could be a variant of the habitational name Swanston.

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


Similar surnames: Swanston, Stainton, Stanton, Whiston, Swanton, Winston, Swinton

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Swainston Family Origin

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Swainston Family Occupations

What did your Swainston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farm Labr and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Swainston. The most common Swainston occupation in the USA was Farm Labr. 33% of Swainston's were Farm Labrs. A less common occupation for the Swainston family was Farming.

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  • Farm Labr

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    33%

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Swainston Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Swainston Life Expectancy

What is the average Swainston lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Swainston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Swainston in 1951 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swainston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swainston 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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