Swartwout Family History

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Swartwout Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Swarthout ‘black skin’.

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

Similar surnames: Swarthout, Swartout, Swartwood, Swarts, Swartz, Sprout, Sartoris

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Swartwout Family Origin

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Swartwout Family Occupations

What did your Swartwout ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Swartwout occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Swartwout's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swartwout. A less common occupation for the Swartwout family was Baggage Man.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Black Smith

  • Baggage Man


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

Swartwout Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Swartwout. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swartwout 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 296 immigration records available for the last name Swartwout. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Swartwout. For the veterans among your Swartwout ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swartwout Life Expectancy

What is the average Swartwout lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Swartwout life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Swartwout in 1944 was 34, and 93 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swartwout 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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