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Where is the Swilley family from?
You can see how Swilley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Swilley family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Swilley families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Swilley families living in Georgia. This was about 75% of all the recorded Swilley's in the USA. Georgia had the highest population of Swilley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Swilley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Swilley. 33% of Swilley men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Swilley women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Swilley were Carpenter and Saleslady.