Swasey Family History

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Swasey Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Possibly an Anglicized form of Dutch Swijse(n), variant of Wijs ‘wise’ (see Wise).

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


Similar surnames: Rasey, Eavey, Stamey, Staley, Basey, Keasey, Swalley, Seavey, Swader

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Swasey Family Origin

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Swasey Family Occupations

What did your Swasey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swasey family was Grocer. The most common Swasey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Swasey's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swasey.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Grocer

    3%

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

Swasey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Swasey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swasey 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 Swasey

Passenger List

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

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Swasey Life Expectancy

What is the average Swasey lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Swasey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Swasey in 1956 was 61, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swasey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swasey 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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