Swartzbaugh Family History

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Swartzbaugh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schwarzbach, a habitational name from any of several places so named, or a topographic name from Middle High German swarz ‘black’ + bach ‘creek’.

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

Similar surnames: Sharbaugh, Arbaugh, Waltenbaugh, Farabaugh, Sensabaugh, Surbaugh

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Swartzbaugh Family Origin

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Swartzbaugh Family Occupations

What did your Swartzbaugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swartzbaugh family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swartzbaugh. The most common Swartzbaugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Swartzbaugh's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Brick Mason

  • Carpenter


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Swartzbaugh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Swartzbaugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swartzbaugh 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 65 immigration records available for the last name Swartzbaugh. 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 387 military records available for the last name Swartzbaugh. For the veterans among your Swartzbaugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swartzbaugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Swartzbaugh lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Swartzbaugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Swartzbaugh in 1953 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

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