Swaney Family History

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Swaney Name Meaning

Scottish: probably an occupational name for a servant or retainer. Compare Swain 1.

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


Similar surnames: Swanger, Staley, Draney, Janey, Sanes, Saner, Sandy, Swales, Laney

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Swaney Family Origin

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Swaney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Boat Builder

    4%

In 1881, the most common Swaney occupation in the UK was Farmer. 25% of Swaney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swaney family was Boat Builder. Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swaney.

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Swaney Historical Records

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Swaney Life Expectancy

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