When Olof Svensson was born on 11 November 1782, in Ekeby, Örebro, Sweden, his father, Sven Andersson, was 51 and his mother, Stina Olufsdotter, was 53. He married Stina Andersdotter on 30 December 1808, in Locketorp, Skaraborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 17 December 1863, at the age of 81.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Anders, Erik, Lennart, Sven, Ejnar, Johan, Bent, Bjorn, Gunn, Holger, Mats. German Ernst, Kurt, Markus, Otto.
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 .
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