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

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swink. The most common Swink occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Swink's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swink family was Keeping House.

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Swink Historical Records

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Swink Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swink

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