Swiger Family History

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Swiger Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of German and Jewish Schweiger.

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

Similar surnames: Seiger, Swinger, Senger, Swier, Swoger, Sweger, Swigert, Sliger

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Swiger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Swiger name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Swiger. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Swiger Family Origin

Where is the Swiger family from?

Swiger Family Occupations

What did your Swiger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swiger family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swiger. The most common Swiger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Swiger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Swiger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Swiger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swiger 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 409 immigration records available for the last name Swiger. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Swiger. For the veterans among your Swiger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swiger Life Expectancy

What is the average Swiger lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Swiger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Swiger in 1950 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swiger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swiger 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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