Swingler Family History

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Swingler Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): occupational name for a worker in the linen or hemp industry, from an agent derivative of Middle English swingle ‘swingle’ (see Swingle).

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

Similar surnames: Swingle, Shingler, Singler, Slinger, Tingler, Spindler, Swindler

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Swingler Family Origin

Where is the Swingler family from?

Swingler Family Occupations

What did your Swingler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swingler family was Butcher. The most common Swingler occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 12% of Swingler's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swingler.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher


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

Swingler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Swingler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swingler 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 798 immigration records available for the last name Swingler. 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 811 military records available for the last name Swingler. For the veterans among your Swingler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swingler Life Expectancy

What is the average Swingler lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Swingler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Swingler in 1960 was 60, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swingler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swingler 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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