Swank Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schwank or Schwenk.

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


Similar surnames: Swan, Wank, Shane, Swango, Smink, Shack, Sank, Stank, Brank, Swantek

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Swank Family Origin

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Swank Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swank. A less common occupation for the Swank family was Carpenter. The most common Swank occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Swank's were Farmers.

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Swank Historical Records

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Swank Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Swank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Swank in 1944 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swank

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