Swope Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of German Schwab.

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


Similar surnames: Swopes, Swoope, Shope, Smoke, Strope, Swoger, Knope, Shipe, Bope

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Swope Family Origin

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Swope Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swope family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swope. The most common Swope occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Swope's were Farmers.

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Swope Historical Records

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Swope Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Swope life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Swope in 1942 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swope

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