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

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  • Catholic Priest

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Hatter

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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

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Svensson Historical Records

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Svensson Life Expectancy

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Famous Svensson Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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