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

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  • Cotton Weaver

    8%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Laundress

    4%
  • Cotton Spinner

    3%

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

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Swindlehurst Historical Records

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Swindlehurst Life Expectancy

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