Swanstrom Family History

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Swanstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Svanström): ornamental name composed of the elements svan ‘swan’ + ström ‘river’.

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


Similar surnames: Granstrom, Stenstrom, Sandstrom, Branstrom, Salstrom, Safstrom

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Swanstrom Family Origin

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Swanstrom Family Occupations

What did your Swanstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swanstrom family was Carpenter. The most common Swanstrom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Swanstrom's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Retail Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swanstrom.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Retail Grocer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Swanstrom Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Swanstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Swanstrom lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Swanstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Swanstrom in 1945 was 71, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swanstrom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swanstrom 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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