Swilling Family History

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Swilling Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of German Zwilling.

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


Similar surnames: Shilling, Zwilling, Smalling, Stillings, Stilling, Killings, Willig

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Swilling Family Origin

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Swilling Family Occupations

What did your Swilling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Coal Miner and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swilling. The most common Swilling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Swilling's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swilling family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Coal Miner

    12%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Swilling Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Swilling Life Expectancy

What is the average Swilling lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Swilling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Swilling in 1951 was 40, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swilling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swilling 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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