Swiggum Family History

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Swiggum Name Meaning

Respelling of Norwegian Sviggum, a habitational name from a farmstead in Sogn named Sviggum, from Old Norse Sviðgum, denoting a place where the grass easily dries.

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


Similar surnames: Eggum, Twigg, Sahagun, Wigton, Swing, Swingle, Winjum, Wigg, Swiger

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Swiggum Family Origin

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Swiggum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Swiggum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Swiggum's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Swiggum.

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Swiggum Historical Records

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Swiggum Life Expectancy

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