Swetz Family History

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Swetz Name Meaning

Dutch: variant spelling of Swets.

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


Similar surnames: Swett, Swets, Baetz, Spetz, Weltz, Stentz, Aretz, Getz, Pretz, Sween

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Swetz Family Origin

Where is the Swetz family from?

Swetz Family Occupations

What did your Swetz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Swetz. The most common Swetz occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Swetz's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Swetz family was Repairing Boots & Shoes.

View Census data for Swetz | Data not to scale

  • Laborer

    50%
  • Farming

    25%
  • Repairing Boots & Shoes

    25%

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

Swetz Historical Records

What Swetz family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Swetz Life Expectancy

What is the average Swetz lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Swetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Swetz in 1959 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swetz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swetz 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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