Swaner Family History

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Swaner Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Schwaner.

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

Similar surnames: Swander, Swanner, Swader, Shaner, Swanger, Braner, Swauger, Shaver

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Swaner Family Origin

Where is the Swaner family from?

Swaner Family Occupations

What did your Swaner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Swaner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Swaner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swaner family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swaner.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Swaner Historical Records

What Swaner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Swaner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swaner 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 158 immigration records available for the last name Swaner. 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 544 military records available for the last name Swaner. For the veterans among your Swaner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swaner Life Expectancy

What is the average Swaner lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Swaner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Swaner in 1943 was 42, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swaner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swaner 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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