Swisher Family History

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Swisher Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schweitzer ‘Swiss’.

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


Similar surnames: Risher, Krisher, Swinger, Wisher, Disher, Sisler, Bisher, Wishner

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Swisher Family Origin

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Swisher Family Occupations

What did your Swisher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swisher family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swisher. The most common Swisher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Swisher's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Swisher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Swisher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swisher 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Swisher. 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 Swisher. For the veterans among your Swisher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swisher Life Expectancy

What is the average Swisher lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Swisher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Swisher in 1943 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swisher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swisher 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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