Swanger Family History

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Swanger Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of German Schwanger, from Swano, a short form of a Germanic compound personal name formed with swan ‘swan’, or directly from this word. Perhaps an Americanized form of German Zwanger, from Middle High German zwange ‘pliers’, hence an occupational name for a maker or user of pliers, or maybe a nickname for someone with very strong hands.

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

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Swanger Family Origin

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Swanger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swanger. A less common occupation for the Swanger family was Blacksmith. The most common Swanger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Swanger's were Farmers.

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Swanger Historical Records

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Swanger Life Expectancy

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