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Svenson Family History

Svenson Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of Swedish Svensson or Danish and Norwegian Svensen (see Svendsen).

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

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34,912 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,867 Military Records
63,855 Immigration Records
14,310 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Svenson Families

  • Number of Svenson families
     24 - 45
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Svenson families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Svenson families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Svenson census records

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Svenson Family Origin

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Svenson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Svenson families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Svenson

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Svenson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Svenson census records

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Svenson Civil War Service Records

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