Szwed Family History

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Szwed Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): ethnic or regional name for someone from Sweden, Polish Szwed ‘Swede’. As a Jewish name it is in some cases of ornamental origin.

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


Similar surnames: Schwed, Szweda, Sweda, Siwek, Sadek, Sneed, Szasz, Lowen, Seward

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Szwed Family Origin

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Szwed Family Occupations

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

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Szwed Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Szwed Life Expectancy

What is the average Szwed lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Szwed life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Szwed in 1962 was 83, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Szwed 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 Szwed Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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