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  • As an English surname, from the noun swallow (sense 2).
  • Also as an English surname, from Swallow in Lincolnshire, named after its river. The placename itself could be related to the verb swell, or related to the name of the river Swale.

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Swallow (countable and uncountable, plural Swallows)

  1. A surname.
  2. A village and civil parish in West Lindsey district, Lincolnshire, England (OS grid ref TA1703).


  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Swallow is the 11003rd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 2891 individuals. Swallow is most common among White (88.97%) individuals.

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