Swalley Family History

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Swalley Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Swilley, Swadley, Shatley, Swasey, Salley, Walley, Stilley, Halley

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Swalley Family Origin

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Swalley Family Occupations

What did your Swalley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swalley. The most common Swalley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Swalley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swalley family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Swalley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Swalley Life Expectancy

What is the average Swalley lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Swalley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Swalley in 1941 was 27, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swalley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swalley 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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