Swinger Family History

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Swinger Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): unexplained. In some instances probably an Americanized form of German and Jewish Schwinger, or German Zwinger, a nickname from Middle High German zwinger ‘oppressor’.

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


Similar surnames: Swanger, Slinger, Stinger, Singer, Springer, Saenger, Swing, Swigert

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Swinger Family Origin

Where is the Swinger family from?

Swinger Family Occupations

What did your Swinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swinger family was Laborer. Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swinger. The most common Swinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Swinger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Swinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Swinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swinger 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 238 immigration records available for the last name Swinger. 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 Swinger. For the veterans among your Swinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Swinger lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Swinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Swinger in 1961 was 46, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swinger 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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