Swigert Family History

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Swigert Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schweigert or Zweigert, an occupational name for a gardener or tender of fruit trees or vines, from an agent derivative of Middle High German zwigen ‘to graft’, ‘to plant’. Compare Sweigart.

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


Similar surnames: Swigart, Swinger, Seiger, Sweigart, Swagler, Sweger, Swiggett

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Swigert Family Origin

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Swigert Family Occupations

What did your Swigert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Swigert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Swigert's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swigert family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swigert.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Swigert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Swigert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swigert 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Swigert. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Swigert. For the veterans among your Swigert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swigert Life Expectancy

What is the average Swigert lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Swigert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Swigert in 1948 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swigert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swigert 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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