Swagler Family History

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Swagler Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schwägler, an occupational name for a musician who played the fife, from Middle High German swegel.

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

Similar surnames: Swanger, Spangler, Waller, Stadler, Stabler, Sadler, Wager, Nagler

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Swagler Family Origin

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Swagler Family Occupations

What did your Swagler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Swagler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 79% of Swagler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swagler family was Moulder Of Iron. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swagler.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Moulder Of Iron


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

Swagler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Swagler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swagler 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 21 immigration records available for the last name Swagler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 181 military records available for the last name Swagler. For the veterans among your Swagler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swagler Life Expectancy

What is the average Swagler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Swagler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Swagler in 1962 was 73, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swagler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swagler 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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