Swart Name Meaning

Dutch and English: nickname for a dark-haired or dark-skinned person, from Middle Dutch zwart, swert, Middle English swart ‘dark’, ‘swarthy’.

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


Similar surnames: Zwart, Smart, Star, Warm, Ewart, Spark, Swift, Short, Starr, Swartz

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Swart Family Origin

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Swart Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Labourer

    30%
  • Servant

    20%
  • Horse Driver

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Swart family was Horse Driver. Farmer, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swart. The most common Swart occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Swart's were Farmers.

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Swart Historical Records

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Swart Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Swart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Swart in 1944 was 26, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swart

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