Svensson Family History

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Svensson Name Meaning

Swedish: 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: Svendsen, Stenson, Swensson, Benson, Estenson, Aspenson, Persson

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Svensson Family Origin

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Svensson Family Occupations

What did your Svensson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Svensson occupation in the USA was Catholic Priest. 25% of Svensson's were Catholic Priests. A less common occupation for the Svensson family was Laborer. Catholic Priest, Farmer and Hatter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Svensson.

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  • Catholic Priest

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Hatter

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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

Svensson Historical Records

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

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Svensson Life Expectancy

What is the average Svensson lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, Svensson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Svensson in 1955 was 34, and 88 in 2004.

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