Swecker Family History

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Swecker Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of southern German Zwecker, an occupational name for a nail maker, from Middle High German zweck ‘tack’, ‘nail’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Similar surnames: Wecker, Secker, Specker, Stucker, Ecker, Steckler, Sheckler, Seckel

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Swecker Family Origin

Where is the Swecker family from?

Swecker Family Occupations

What did your Swecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Swecker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Swecker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swecker family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swecker.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter


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

Swecker Historical Records

What Swecker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Swecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swecker 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 90 immigration records available for the last name Swecker. 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 504 military records available for the last name Swecker. For the veterans among your Swecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swecker Life Expectancy

What is the average Swecker lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Swecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Swecker in 1958 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swecker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swecker 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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