Swink Family History

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Swink Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Zwink, from Sorbian wink ‘wreath’, probably from a house name given because of the sign of a wreath.

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

Similar surnames: Swing, Swick, Smink, Sink, Swint, Shirk, Stine, Fink, Spink, Shine

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Swink Family Origin

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Swink Family Occupations

What did your Swink ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Hat Maker was the top reported job for people in the UK named Swink.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Hat Maker

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Swink Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Swink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swink 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 578 immigration records available for the last name Swink. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Swink. For the veterans among your Swink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swink Life Expectancy

What is the average Swink lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Swink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Swink in 1952 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swink 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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