Zwart Family History

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Zwart Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch zwart ‘black’, hence a nickname for someone with black hair or a dark complexion.

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

Similar surnames: Swart, Want, Hart, Zwack, Ware, Warm, Mart, Ewart, Art, Wert

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Zwart Family Origin

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Zwart Family Occupations

What did your Zwart ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Attorney and Bank Teller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zwart. The most common Zwart occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Zwart's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zwart family was Gardener.

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  • Farmer

  • Attorney

  • Bank Teller

  • Gardener


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

Zwart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zwart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zwart 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Zwart. 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 427 military records available for the last name Zwart. For the veterans among your Zwart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zwart Life Expectancy

What is the average Zwart lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zwart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Zwart in 1962 was 79, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zwart

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zwart 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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