Swick Family History

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Swick Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a weak or malleable person, from Middle Dutch swike, swick ‘one who yields’, from swiken ‘to yield or give way’. Dutch: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Swidger (see Schweickert). Altered spelling of German Zwick.

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


Similar surnames: Wick, Zwick, Bick, Swink, Sick, Slack, Mick, Stock, Amick, Wack

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Swick Family Origin

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Swick Family Occupations

What did your Swick ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Caretaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Swick. 31% of Swick men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Swick women worked as a Caretaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Swick were Manager and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Labourer
    12%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Manager
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Caretaker
    20%
  • Chauffeur
    20%
  • Cook
    20%
  • Domestic
    20%

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

Swick Historical Records

What Swick family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Swick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swick 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 984 immigration records available for the last name Swick. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Swick. For the veterans among your Swick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swick Life Expectancy

What is the average Swick lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Swick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Swick in 1951 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swick 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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