Swindlehurst Family History

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Swindlehurst Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Cumbria): probably a habitational name from Swinglehurst in Bowland Forest, West Yorkshire, so named from Old English swin ‘hog’, ‘wild boar’ + hyll ‘hill’ + hyrst ‘wooded ridge’.

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

Similar surnames: Whitehurst, Brocklehurst, Dewhurst, Swindell, Fairhurst, Windle

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Swindlehurst Family Origin

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Swindlehurst Family Occupations

What did your Swindlehurst ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cotton Weaver, Farmer and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swindlehurst. A less common occupation for the Swindlehurst family was Cotton Spinner. The most common Swindlehurst occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 8% of Swindlehurst's were Cotton Weavers.

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  • Cotton Weaver

  • Farmer

  • Laundress

  • Cotton Spinner


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

Swindlehurst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Swindlehurst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swindlehurst 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 601 immigration records available for the last name Swindlehurst. 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 606 military records available for the last name Swindlehurst. For the veterans among your Swindlehurst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swindlehurst Life Expectancy

What is the average Swindlehurst lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Swindlehurst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Swindlehurst in 1962 was 64, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swindlehurst

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