Swepston Family History

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Swepston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Swepstone in Leicestershire, so named from an unattested Old English personal name, Sweppi + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Swanston, Weston, Simpson, Elston, Seaton, Whiston, Easton, Winston

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Swepston Family Origin

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Swepston Family Occupations

What did your Swepston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Swepston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Swepston's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swepston family was Clerks In Store. Farmer, Atty Law and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swepston.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Atty Law

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Clerks In Store

    9%

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

Swepston Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Swepston Life Expectancy

What is the average Swepston lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Swepston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Swepston in 1960 was 43, and 62 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swepston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swepston 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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