Swedberg Family History

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Swedberg Name Meaning

Swedish: from sved ‘(burnt) clearing’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’, mostly an ornamental name, but in some cases perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived by a hillside clearing.

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

Similar surnames: Smedberg, Sperberg, Stenberg, Wenberg, Seaberg, Selberg, Hedberg

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Swedberg Family Origin

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Swedberg Family Occupations

What did your Swedberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Swedberg family was Miner. The most common Swedberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Swedberg's were Farmers. Farmer, Draughman and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swedberg.

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  • Farmer

  • Draughman

  • Laborer

  • Miner


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Swedberg ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Swedberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Swedberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Swedberg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Swedberg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 792 military records available for the last name Swedberg. For the veterans among your Swedberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Swedberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Swedberg lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Swedberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Swedberg in 1945 was 33, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Swedberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Swedberg 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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