Swinton Family History

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Swinton Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Lancashire and North and South Yorkshire, so named from Old English swin ‘pig’, ‘wild boar’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Winton, Swanton, Sinton, Stinton, Wilton, Linton, Stanton, Shipton

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Swinton Family Origin

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Swinton Family Occupations

What did your Swinton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Swinton family was Tailor. Annuitant, Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swinton. The most common Swinton occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 4% of Swinton's were Annuitants.

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  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Shoemaker

    3%
  • Tailor

    2%

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

Swinton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Swinton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swinton 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Swinton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Swinton. For the veterans among your Swinton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swinton Life Expectancy

What is the average Swinton lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Swinton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Swinton in 1941 was 52, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swinton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swinton 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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