Svehla Family History

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Svehla Name Meaning

Czech (Švehla): nickname from a derivative of Old Czech švehlat ‘to twitter’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Rogaland named Svela (unexplained).

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


Similar surnames: Stella, Vela, Avella, Savela, Smaha, Piela, Savel, Overly, Seda

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Svehla Family Origin

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Svehla Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    40%
  • Cooper By Trade

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farmer And Justice Of P.

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Svehla family was Farmer And Justice Of P.. Keeping House, Cooper By Trade and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Svehla. The most common Svehla occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 40% of Svehla's were Keeping Houses.

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Svehla Historical Records

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Svehla Life Expectancy

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