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Svehla Family History

Svehla Name Meaning
Czech (Švehla): nickname from a derivative of Old Czech švehlat ‘to twitter’.Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Rogaland named Svela (unexplained).

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

8,956 Historical Documents with Svehla on Ancestry.com
3,625 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
438 Military Records
322 Immigration Records
1,518 Census and Voter Lists
3,053 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Svehla Families

  • Number of Svehla families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Svehla last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Svehla Family Origin

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Svehla Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Svehla

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Svehla Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Svehla

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