Swires Family History

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Swires Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): variant of Swire.

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


Similar surnames: Stires, Sires, Shires, Wires, Swire, Shirts, Spire, Swales, Spires

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Swires Family Origin

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Swires Family Occupations

What did your Swires ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Swires occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Swires's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swires family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Agent For Clothes Washer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swires.

View Census data for Swires | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Agent For Clothes Washer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Swires Historical Records

What Swires family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Swires. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swires census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Swires

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Swires. 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 Swires. For the veterans among your Swires ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swires Life Expectancy

What is the average Swires lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Swires life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Swires in 1959 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swires

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swires 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.

Famous Swires Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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