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

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Svendsen Family Origin

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Svendsen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Boss Balastman

    13%
  • Millwrigt

    13%
  • Trimming

    13%

In 1880, 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. Farmer, Boss Balastman and Millwrigt were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Svendsen.

Source: Census data for Svendsen | Data not to scale

Svendsen Historical Records

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Svendsen Life Expectancy

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