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Swinea Name Meaning

Variant of Irish and Scottish Sweeney 1 and possibly also of Sweeney 2 or 3 surnames of French origin.

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


Similar surnames: Sinex, Sine, Swint, Siner, Winey, Twiner, Swink, Twine, Swiney, Winer

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Where is the Swinea family from?

You can see how Swinea families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Swinea family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Swinea families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Swinea families living in Lincolnshire. This was about 48% of all the recorded Swinea's in United Kingdom. Lincolnshire had the highest population of Swinea families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Swinea surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Swinea ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Swinea. 62% of Swinea men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Swinea women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    62%
  • Laborer
    39%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 879 census records available for the last name Swinea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swinea census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 33 immigration records available for the last name Swinea. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 258 military records available for the last name Swinea. For the veterans among your Swinea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Swinea lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Swinea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Swinea in 1953 was 56, and 68 in 2003.

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