Swimm Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an Anglicized form of German Schwam.

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


Similar surnames: Swim, Swint, Timm, Simm, Shimp, Stamm, Swick, Swiss, Wilm, Kimm

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Swimm Family Origin

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Swimm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Carpenter & Builder

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter & Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swimm. A less common occupation for the Swimm family was Keeping House. The most common Swimm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Swimm's were Farmers.

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Swimm Historical Records

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Swimm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Swimm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Swimm in 1945 was 26, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swimm

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