When Ola Svenson was born on 24 April 1766, in Billinge, Onsjö, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Sven Olson, was 40 and his mother, Hanna Olasdotter, was 36. He married Karstina Larsdotter on 23 June 1798, in Billinge, Onsjö, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Sven, Erik, Bjorn, Dagny. German Kurt, Gerhard, Irmgard.
Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Svensson . This surname is also found in Denmark, northern Germany, and Norway.
Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Svensen or Svendsen , cognates of 1.