Swensson Family History

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Swensson Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Sven(s)son (see Svendsen) or a German name of the same derivation.

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

Similar surnames: Swenson, Swanson, Svenson, Svensson, Esson, Swensen, Steenson

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Swensson Family Origin

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Swensson Family Occupations

What did your Swensson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cook and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Swensson. 20% of Swensson men worked as a Cook and 60% of Swensson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Swensson were Navvy Cardiff City Waterworks Maine Dept Heavy Work and Telephone Operator public Transport

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cook
  • Cotton Broker Clerk
  • Electrical Fitter
  • Navvy Cardiff City Waterworks Maine Dept Heavy Work

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Charwoman
  • Telephone Operator public Transport

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

Swensson Historical Records

What Swensson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Swensson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swensson 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Swensson. 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 287 military records available for the last name Swensson. For the veterans among your Swensson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swensson Life Expectancy

What is the average Swensson lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Swensson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Swensson in 1962 was 77, and 86 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swensson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swensson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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