Swarr Family History

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Swarr Name Meaning

possibly an altered form of German Schwar, from Sorbian šwar ‘brother-in-law’, ‘male relative’, or from Schwär, reduced form of Schwäher, from Middle High German swe(he)r of the same meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Sparr, Warm, Stark, Starr, Smarr, Snarr, Spark, Sperr, Star, Swab

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Swarr Family Origin

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Swarr Family Occupations

What did your Swarr ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Swarr. 34% of Swarr men worked as a Gardener and 40% of Swarr women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Swarr were Private Chauffeur and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener
    34%
  • Hosiery Manufacturer
    34%
  • Private Chauffeur
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Barrage Balloon Kmaker
    20%
  • Head Wistress retired
    20%
  • Incapacitated
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Swarr Historical Records

What Swarr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Swarr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swarr 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 65 immigration records available for the last name Swarr. 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 154 military records available for the last name Swarr. For the veterans among your Swarr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swarr Life Expectancy

What is the average Swarr lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Swarr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Swarr in 1964 was 79, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swarr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swarr 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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