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Where is the Svenson family from?
You can see how Svenson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Svenson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Svenson families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 258 Svenson families living in Minnesota. This was about 46% of all the recorded Svenson's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Svenson families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Svenson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Svenson. 18% of Svenson men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Svenson women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Svenson were Carpenter and Cook.