Sveen Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads in eastern Norway, named Sveen, from Old Norse svið ‘land cleared by burning’, from sviða ‘to burn’.

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


Similar surnames: Veen, Stein, Skeen, Sween, Shean, Seelen, Stern, Treen, Swee, Soren

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Sveen Family Origin

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Sveen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    89%
  • Farming

    11%

In 1880, Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sveen. The most common Sveen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 89% of Sveen's were Farmers.

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Sveen Historical Records

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Sveen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Sveen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Sveen in 1962 was 72, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sveen

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