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Swedish naming practices are often difficult for non-Swedes to understand. This excellent explanation should greatly help people searching for their Swedish genealogy. Submitted by 'Kathleen Hedbeg'.
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Swedish naming practices are often difficult for non-Swedes to understand. This excellent explanation should greatly help people searching for their Swedish genealogy.
  
== Overview ==
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== Overview ==
Author Hans Högman describes in detail the Swedish naming customs through the centuries. Written in English, it is easy for the beginner to understand, but also includes information that advanced researchers may not know. It includes many examples of names.
 
  
== Content ==
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Author Hans Högman describes in detail the Swedish naming customs through the centuries. Written in English, it is easy for the beginner to understand, but also includes information that advanced researchers may not know. It includes many examples of names.
The article is divided into the following sections:
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* Patronymic
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== Content ==
* Clergy
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* Nobility
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The article is divided into the following sections:  
* Craftsman
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* Soldiers
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*Patronymic  
* Children born out of wedlock
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*Clergy  
* Emigrants
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*Nobility  
* The end of the patronymic names
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*Craftsman  
* Links
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*Soldiers  
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*Children born out of wedlock  
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*Emigrants  
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*The end of the patronymic names  
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*Links
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== Internet Address  ==
  
== Internet Address ==
 
 
*[http://www.algonet.se/~hogman/swegen.htm http://www.algonet.se/~hogman/swegen.htm]
 
*[http://www.algonet.se/~hogman/swegen.htm http://www.algonet.se/~hogman/swegen.htm]
  
or do a google.com search for '''“swedish naming practices”''' (using quotes around the phrase).
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or do a google.com search for '''“swedish naming practices”''' (using quotes around the phrase).  
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== Cost  ==
  
== Cost ==
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Free  
Free
 
  
 
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Swedish naming practices are often difficult for non-Swedes to understand. This excellent explanation should greatly help people searching for their Swedish genealogy.

Overview

Author Hans Högman describes in detail the Swedish naming customs through the centuries. Written in English, it is easy for the beginner to understand, but also includes information that advanced researchers may not know. It includes many examples of names.

Content

The article is divided into the following sections:

  • Patronymic
  • Clergy
  • Nobility
  • Craftsman
  • Soldiers
  • Children born out of wedlock
  • Emigrants
  • The end of the patronymic names
  • Links

Internet Address

or do a google.com search for “swedish naming practices” (using quotes around the phrase).

Cost

Free