Swinehart Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Swinehart Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schweinhardt, an occupational name for a swineherd, from Middle High German swin ‘hog’, ‘swine’ + hertære ‘herder’. from a Germanic personal name meaning ‘boy’ (in Old High German swein, Scandinavian sven, Middle Low German sven) + hart ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Wisehart, Swigert, Bickhart, Rhinehart, Winegar, Minehart, Rinehart

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.


Swinehart Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Swinehart name?

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

Explore the full experience here
  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • France


Your own DNA-based ethnicity estimate will differ from what you see here. To get your personalized ethnicity estimate, order an AncestryDNA® kit.order an AncestryDNA® kit.

Order a DNA Kit Today

Swinehart Family Origin

Where is the Swinehart family from?

Swinehart Family Occupations

What did your Swinehart ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Swinehart occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Swinehart's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swinehart family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swinehart.

View Census data for Swinehart | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Swinehart Historical Records

What Swinehart family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Swinehart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swinehart census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Swinehart

Passenger List

There are 365 immigration records available for the last name Swinehart. 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.

View all Swinehart immigration records

Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Swinehart. For the veterans among your Swinehart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Swinehart military records

You've only scratched the surface of Swinehart family history.

Swinehart Life Expectancy

What is the average Swinehart lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Swinehart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Swinehart in 1951 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swinehart

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swinehart 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.

Famous Swinehart Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name