Swartzel Family History

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Swartzel Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of southern German Schwärzel, a diminutive of Schwarz.

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

Similar surnames: Swatzell, Shartle, Swartzell, Shartzer, Hartzel, Wurtzel, Stetzel

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Swartzel Family Origin

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Swartzel Family Occupations

What did your Swartzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swartzel. A less common occupation for the Swartzel family was Laborer. The most common Swartzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Swartzel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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

Swartzel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Swartzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swartzel 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 66 immigration records available for the last name Swartzel. 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 248 military records available for the last name Swartzel. For the veterans among your Swartzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swartzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Swartzel lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Swartzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Swartzel in 1944 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swartzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swartzel 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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