Swets Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a nickname for someone with dark hair or a dark complexion, from Dutch (Brabantine dialect) zwet ‘black’. Compare Swart.

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


Similar surnames: Swett, Sweers, Soens, Suits, Peets, Spees, Smits, Smet, Swetz, Roets

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Swets Family Origin

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Swets Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Cabnet Maker

    20%
  • Peddler Gen. Store

    20%

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In 1880, Farmer and Cabnet Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Swets. The most common Swets occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Swets's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swets family was Peddler Gen. Store.

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Swets Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Swets life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Swets in 1957 was 66, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swets

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