Swango Family History

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Swango Name Meaning

possibly an Americanized form of South German (Bavarian) Schwankl, a nickname for a limber person, from Middle High German swankel ‘slender’, ‘flexible’.

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

Similar surnames: Swanger, Swing, Swan, Stang, Sang, Wang, Spang, Lango, Swank, Scanga

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Swango Family Origin

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Swango Family Occupations

What did your Swango ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Swango occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Swango's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swango family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swango.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Swango Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Swango. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swango 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 81 immigration records available for the last name Swango. 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 Swango. For the veterans among your Swango ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swango Life Expectancy

What is the average Swango lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Swango life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Swango in 1952 was 47, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swango

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swango 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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