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Swanson Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Svensson or Danish and Norwegian Svensen (see Svendsen). Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Swan.

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


Similar surnames: Swenson, Swansen, Swanston, Svenson, Swanton, Swinson, Watson, Janson

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Swanson Family Origin

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Swanson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Shoemaker

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swanson. A less common occupation for the Swanson family was Annuitant. The most common Swanson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Swanson's were Farmers.

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Swanson Historical Records

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Swanson Life Expectancy

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