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Scandinavian Patronymic Surname Suffix Chart

Patronymic surname suffixes throughout Scandinavia often changed depending on which country controlled the area. When researching your ancestors in Sweden, Norway or Denmark, it can be helpful to know when these changes to surnames occurred. The naming trends on this chart hold true through most of the 18th and 19th centuries. As Scandinavian countries began requiring fixed surnames…

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Source: Family Tree Magazine.com

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