Swartley Family History

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Swartley Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Similar surnames: Swadley, Swalley, Swilley, Shatney, Shatley, Sutley, Worthley

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Swartley Family Origin

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Swartley Family Occupations

What did your Swartley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Retired Farmer and Tobacco Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swartley. The most common Swartley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Swartley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swartley family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Retired Farmer

  • Tobacco Farmer

  • Carpenter


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

Swartley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Swartley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swartley 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 276 immigration records available for the last name Swartley. 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 809 military records available for the last name Swartley. For the veterans among your Swartley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swartley Life Expectancy

What is the average Swartley lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Swartley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Swartley in 1956 was 61, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swartley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swartley 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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