Swire Name Meaning

English: variant of Squire, from a northern form of the word.

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


Similar surnames: Spire, Swires, Swaine, Stile, Saile, Shirer, Shire, Sires, Dwire

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Swire Family Origin

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Swire Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    14%
  • Clock Tinker

    14%
  • Conveyancer

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

In 1880, Butcher, Clock Tinker and Conveyancer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swire. The most common Swire occupation in the USA was Butcher. 14% of Swire's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Swire family was Farmer.

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Swire Historical Records

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Swire Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Swire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Swire in 1964 was 82, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swire

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