Svendsen Family History

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Svendsen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy’, ‘servant’.

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


Similar surnames: Svensson, Evensen, Sivertsen, Iversen, Swendsen, Stenson, Amundsen

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Svendsen Family Origin

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Svendsen Family Occupations

What did your Svendsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Boss Balastman and Millwrigt were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Svendsen. The most common Svendsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Svendsen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Svendsen family was Trimming.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Boss Balastman

    13%
  • Millwrigt

    13%
  • Trimming

    13%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Svendsen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Svendsen Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Svendsen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Svendsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Svendsen lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, Svendsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Svendsen in 1952 was 44, and 85 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Svendsen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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