Swist Name Meaning

Polish (Swist): nickname for a whistler, from swistac ‘to whistle’.

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


Similar surnames: Swistak, Swift, Slisz, Geist, Kwiat, Wint, Witt, Grist, Swett, Quist

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Swist Family Origin

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Swist Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Swist occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 100% of Swist's were Farm Laborers.

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Swist Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Swist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Swist in 1961 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swist

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