Swinburne Family History

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Swinburne Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Swinburne in Northumberland, named from Old English swin ‘swine’, ‘wild boar’ + burna ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Winburn, Sherburne, Swinton, Cliburn, Fairburn, Kilburn, Swinford

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Swinburne Family Origin

Where is the Swinburne family from?

Swinburne Family Occupations

What did your Swinburne ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swinburne family was City Comptroller. Bank Cashier, Carpenter and Cigar Mamufacture were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swinburne. The most common Swinburne occupation in the USA was Bank Cashier. 6% of Swinburne's were Bank Cashiers.

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  • Bank Cashier

  • Carpenter

  • Cigar Mamufacture

  • City Comptroller


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

Swinburne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Swinburne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swinburne 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Swinburne. 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 Swinburne. For the veterans among your Swinburne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swinburne Life Expectancy

What is the average Swinburne lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Swinburne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Swinburne in 1958 was 55, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swinburne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swinburne 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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