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Swales Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): in all probability from the Swale river in Yorkshire. (Reaney and Wilson list a 17th-century example, Swayles, with this origin.) Alternatively, it may be a metronymic from the Old Norse female personal name Svala.

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

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Swales Family Origin

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Swales Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swales family was Farm Laborer. The most common Swales occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Swales's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swales.

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Swales Life Expectancy

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