Swanigan Family History

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Swanigan Name Meaning

Irish: of uncertain origin; perhaps an Anglicized form of a Gaelic Ó Suibhneacháin, which is not recorded in Ireland, but is possibly a pet form of Ó Suibhne (see Sweeney).

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


Similar surnames: Lanigan, Hannigan, Mangan, Madigan, Flanagan, Gavigan, Swain

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Swanigan Family Origin

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Swanigan Family Occupations

What did your Swanigan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swanigan family was Salesman. The most common Swanigan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Swanigan's were Farmers. Farmer, Hod Carrier and Laboring were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swanigan.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Hod Carrier

    14%
  • Laboring

    14%
  • Salesman

    14%

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

Swanigan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Swanigan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swanigan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Swanigan

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Swanigan. 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 Swanigan. For the veterans among your Swanigan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swanigan Life Expectancy

What is the average Swanigan lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Swanigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Swanigan in 1950 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swanigan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swanigan 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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