Swick Family History

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Swick Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a weak or malleable person, from Middle Dutch swike, swick ‘one who yields’, from swiken ‘to yield or give way’. Dutch: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Swidger (see Schweickert). Altered spelling of German Zwick.

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

Similar surnames: Wick, Zwick, Bick, Swink, Sick, Slack, Mick, Stock, Amick, Wack

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Swick Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Swick name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Swick. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Swick Family Origin

Where is the Swick family from?

Swick Family Occupations

What did your Swick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Swick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Swick's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swick. A less common occupation for the Swick family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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

Swick Historical Records

What Swick family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Swick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swick 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 984 immigration records available for the last name Swick. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Swick. For the veterans among your Swick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swick Life Expectancy

What is the average Swick lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Swick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Swick in 1951 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swick 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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