Swales Family History
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Swales Name Meaning
English (Yorkshire): in all probability from the Swale river in Yorkshire. (Reaney and Wilson list a 17th-century example, Swayles, with this origin.) Alternatively, it may be a metronymic from the Old Norse female personal name Svala.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Scales, Sales, Eales, Swailes, Sale, Swadley, Staves, Stakes, Staley