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Swopes Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of German Schwab, with the addition of an inorganic -s.

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


Similar surnames: Swope, Swoope, Sholes, Sipes, Shope, Swords, Swoger, Soots, Mapes

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Swopes Family Origin

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Swopes Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Swopes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Swopes's were Farmers. Farmer and Renter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Swopes.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Renter

    25%

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Swopes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Swopes Life Expectancy

What is the average Swopes lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Swopes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Swopes in 1964 was 74, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swopes 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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