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Sweers Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch swere ‘father-in-law’, ‘son-in-law’, hence a nickname to distinguish between bearers of the same personal name related by marriage.

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


Similar surnames: Sweere, Weers, Speer, Sweger, Syers, Steer, Weerts, Spees, Weeks

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Sweers Family Origin

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Sweers Family Occupations

What did your Sweers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Bookkeeper and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sweers. A less common occupation for the Sweers family was Clerks In Store. The most common Sweers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Sweers's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Bookkeeper

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Clerks In Store

    14%

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

Sweers Historical Records

What Sweers family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sweers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sweers 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sweers. 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 Sweers. For the veterans among your Sweers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sweers Life Expectancy

What is the average Sweers lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Sweers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Sweers in 1966 was 79, and 32 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sweers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sweers 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 Sweers Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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