Swahn Name Meaning

Swedish and German: variant of German Schwan.

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


Similar surnames: Swan, Grahn, Wah, Schwahn, Ahn, Swann, Spahn, Spahr, Wann, Hahn

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Swahn Family Origin

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Swahn Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Retired

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swahn family was Tailor. Laborer and Retired were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Swahn. The most common Swahn occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Swahn's were Laborers.

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Swahn Historical Records

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Swahn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Swahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Swahn in 1962 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swahn

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