Sweers Family History

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Sweers Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch swere ‘father-in-law’, ‘son-in-law’, hence a nickname to distinguish between bearers of the same personal name related by marriage.

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

Similar surnames: Sweere, Weers, Speer, Sweger, Syers, Steer, Weerts, Spees, Weeks

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Sweers Family Origin

Where is the Sweers family from?

Sweers Family Occupations

What did your Sweers ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sweers. 34% of Sweers women worked as an Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Household Duties

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

Sweers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sweers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sweers 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 266 immigration records available for the last name Sweers. 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 230 military records available for the last name Sweers. For the veterans among your Sweers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sweers Life Expectancy

What is the average Sweers lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Sweers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Sweers in 1966 was 79, and 32 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sweers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sweers 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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