Swier Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a Germanic personal name, Sweder, Sweer, Swier, composed of the elements swind ‘strong’ + hari, heri ‘army’. Compare Schweder 2.

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


Similar surnames: Wier, Lier, Stier, Seger, Sweger, Hier, Shier, Spier, Suter, Soter

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Swier Family Origin

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Swier Family Occupations

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  • Driver

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • No Business

    33%

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In 1880, Driver and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Swier. A less common occupation for the Swier family was No Business. The most common Swier occupation in the USA was Driver. 33% of Swier's were Drivers.

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Swier Historical Records

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Swier Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Swier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Swier in 1953 was 19, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swier

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