Swanke Family History

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Swanke Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Schwanke.

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


Similar surnames: Swink, Shankle, Stanke, Swanner, Yanke, Shane, Wanke, Swank, Swanger

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Swanke Family Origin

Where is the Swanke family from?

Swanke Family Occupations

What did your Swanke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swanke family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swanke. The most common Swanke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Swanke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Swanke Historical Records

What Swanke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Swanke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swanke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Swanke

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Swanke. 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 Swanke. For the veterans among your Swanke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swanke Life Expectancy

What is the average Swanke lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Swanke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Swanke in 1956 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swanke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swanke 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.

Famous Swanke Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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