When Arad Svensson was born on 9 January 1831, in Åkarp, Burlöv, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Sven Sjunnesson, was 35 and his mother, Gunilla Thuresdotter, was 29. He died on 17 February 1831, at the age of 0.
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 .