Swartzlander Family History

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Swartzlander Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schwarzländer, a habitational name for someone from an area of Bavaria known as Schwarzland ‘the black land’, from Middle High German swarz ‘black’ + land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Swartzwelder, Swartzfager, Lander, Swartzbaugh, Sealander

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Swartzlander Family Origin

Where is the Swartzlander family from?

Swartzlander Family Occupations

What did your Swartzlander ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swartzlander. The most common Swartzlander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Swartzlander's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swartzlander family was Physician.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Physician

    7%

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

Swartzlander Historical Records

What Swartzlander family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Swartzlander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swartzlander census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Swartzlander

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Swartzlander. 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 Swartzlander. For the veterans among your Swartzlander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swartzlander Life Expectancy

What is the average Swartzlander lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Swartzlander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Swartzlander in 1944 was 29, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swartzlander

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swartzlander 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.

Famous Swartzlander Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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