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Swirsky Family History

Swirsky Name Meaning

Jewish (from Lithuania and Belarus): habitational name for someone from Svir a town now in Belarus.

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


Similar surnames: Mirsky, Twersky, Krinsky, Shumsky, Slutsky, Minsky, Dworsky, Siroky

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Where is the Swirsky family from?

You can see how Swirsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Swirsky family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Swirsky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Swirsky families living in New Jersey. This was 100% of all the recorded Swirsky's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Swirsky families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Swirsky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Swirsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Swirsky. 20% of Swirsky men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Swirsky women worked as a Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Proprietor
    12%
  • Painter
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    100%
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What Swirsky family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Swirsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swirsky census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Swirsky. 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 Cards

There are 413 military records available for the last name Swirsky. For the veterans among your Swirsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Swirsky lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Swirsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Swirsky in 1955 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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