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Svensson Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Svensson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Gunner Svensson, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1627
  • Jacob Svensson, who landed in Delaware in 1643
  • Johan Svensson, who landed in Delaware in 1693
  • Gunnar Svensson, who arrived in Delaware in 1693

Svensson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Svante Magnus Svensson, who landed in New York in 1836
  • Johan Magnus Svensson, who arrived in New York in 1843
  • Svante Johan Svensson, aged 19, arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1846
  • Sven Peter Svensson, aged 25, arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1848
  • Magnus Svensson, aged 23, arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1848
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Svensson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Gottfried Svensson, who landed in Alabama in 1916

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Contemporary Notables of the name Svensson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Svensson (post 1700)



  • Kurt Svensson (1927-2016), Swedish football forward, member of the Swedish National Team at the 1950 FIFA World Cup
  • Lars Svensson (b. 1941), Swedish ornithologist
  • Esbjörn Svensson (1964-2008), Swedish jazz pianist
  • Alf Robert Olaf Svensson (b. 1938), Swedish politician elected to the European Parliament in 2009
  • Lars E. O. Svensson (b. 1947), Swedish economist
  • Major-General Antero Johannes Svensson (1892-1946), Finnish Commanding Officer, Light Brigade (1944-1946)

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Svensson Historic Events


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Svensson Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Johan Svensson (d. 1912), aged 74, Swedish Third Class passenger from Reftele, Småland who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking
  • Mr. Johan Cervin Svensson, aged 14, Swedish Third Class passenger from KnaredKnäred, Halland who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived in the sinking in life boat 13
  • Mr. Olof Svensson (d. 1912), aged 24, Swedish Third Class passenger from BjorkebergaBjörkeberga, Skåne who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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Svensson Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    11. ...

    The Svensson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Svensson Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 30 November 2016 at 08:38.

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