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Swindle Name Meaning

English: variant spelling Swindell. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Schwind(e)l, a nickname from a diminutive of Middle High German swinde ‘wild’, ‘impetuous’.

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


Similar surnames: Swingle, Spindle, Swindler, Brindle, Trindle, Swingley, Spindler

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Swindle Family Origin

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Swindle Family Occupations

What did your Swindle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Swindle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Swindle's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swindle. A less common occupation for the Swindle family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Swindle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Swindle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swindle 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Swindle. 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 Swindle. For the veterans among your Swindle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swindle Life Expectancy

What is the average Swindle lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Swindle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Swindle in 1941 was 43, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swindle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swindle 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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