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Swarr Name Meaning

possibly an altered form of German Schwar, from Sorbian šwar ‘brother-in-law’, ‘male relative’, or from Schwär, reduced form of Schwäher, from Middle High German swe(he)r of the same meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Sparr, Warm, Stark, Starr, Smarr, Snarr, Spark, Sperr, Star, Swab

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Swarr Family Origin

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Swarr Family Occupations

What did your Swarr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swarr. A less common occupation for the Swarr family was Dealer In Dry Goods. The most common Swarr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Swarr's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Dealer In Dry Goods

    6%

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

Swarr Historical Records

What Swarr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Swarr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swarr 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Swarr. 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 Swarr. For the veterans among your Swarr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swarr Life Expectancy

What is the average Swarr lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Swarr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Swarr in 1964 was 79, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swarr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swarr 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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