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Origin and popularity of the name SVENSSON

Origin

Svensson : Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Sven from Old Norse Sveinn originally a byname meaning ‘boy servant’. It is also found in Denmark northern Germany and Norway. Compare Svenson Swainson Swanson Swenson Swensson and Swinson.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 221,120 individuals with the name SVENSSON on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name SVENSSON

    SVANSON SWENSON SWANSON SWANSSON