Swartwood Family History

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Swartwood Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Swarthout.

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

Similar surnames: Swartwout, Hagewood, Sherwood, Nearhood, Hartsook, Swicegood

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Swartwood Family Origin

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Swartwood Family Occupations

What did your Swartwood ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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

Swartwood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Swartwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swartwood 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 116 immigration records available for the last name Swartwood. 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 Swartwood. For the veterans among your Swartwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swartwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Swartwood lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Swartwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Swartwood in 1944 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swartwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swartwood 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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