Svehla Family History

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Svehla Name Meaning

Czech (Švehla): nickname from a derivative of Old Czech švehlat ‘to twitter’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Rogaland named Svela (unexplained).

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

Similar surnames: Stella, Vela, Avella, Savela, Smaha, Piela, Savel, Overly, Seda

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Svehla Family Origin

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Svehla Family Occupations

What did your Svehla ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Master Jailor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Svehla.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Master Jailor

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Svehla Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Svehla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Svehla census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 347 immigration records available for the last name Svehla. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 522 military records available for the last name Svehla. For the veterans among your Svehla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Svehla Life Expectancy

What is the average Svehla lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Svehla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Svehla in 1962 was 83, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Svehla

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