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Swallow Name Meaning

from Middle English swal(e)we, swalu ‘swallow’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird, perhaps in swiftness and grace. habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire, so called from the Swallow river on which it stands. The river name is probably ultimately akin to that of the bird, with some transferred meaning such as ‘swirling’ or ‘rushing’.

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

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Swallow Family Origin

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Swallow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Swallow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Swallow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swallow family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swallow.

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Swallow Life Expectancy

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