Swecker Family History

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Swecker Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of southern German Zwecker, an occupational name for a nail maker, from Middle High German zweck ‘tack’, ‘nail’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Similar surnames: Wecker, Secker, Specker, Stucker, Ecker, Steckler, Sheckler, Seckel

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Swecker Family Origin

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Swecker Family Occupations

What did your Swecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Swecker. 15% of Swecker men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Swecker women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Swecker were Clerk and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Farmer
  • Housewife
  • Seamstress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Swecker Historical Records

What Swecker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Swecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swecker 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 90 immigration records available for the last name Swecker. 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 504 military records available for the last name Swecker. For the veterans among your Swecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swecker Life Expectancy

What is the average Swecker lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Swecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Swecker in 1958 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swecker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swecker 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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