Swindler Family History

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Swindler Name Meaning

Translation of South German Schwindler, a nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German swindeln ‘to swindle’.

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


Similar surnames: Spindler, Swindle, Siedler, Schindler, Swingler, Seidler, Swingley

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Swindler Family Origin

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Swindler Family Occupations

What did your Swindler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swindler family was Carpenter. The most common Swindler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Swindler's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swindler.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Swindler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Swindler Life Expectancy

What is the average Swindler lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Swindler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Swindler in 1944 was 36, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swindler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swindler 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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