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Swayne Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Swain.

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


Similar surnames: Swaine, Swayze, Shayne, Sayne, Hayne, Sayre, Frayne, Thayne, Waye

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Swayne Family Origin

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Swayne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farmer Son

    20%
  • Gardning

    20%
  • Honey Maker

    20%

In 1881, Farmer, Farmer Son and Gardning were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swayne. The most common Swayne occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Swayne's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Swayne family was Honey Maker.

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Swayne Historical Records

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Swayne Life Expectancy

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