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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Swen

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  1. A male given name, a phonetic spelling of Swedish Sven.

Notable Persons Named Swen

Swen Nater is a basketball player for the Virginia Squires, San Antonio Spurs, Brooklyn Nets, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, and Pallalcesto Amatori Udine. He was most prominent from 1973 to 1985. Swen was born on January 14th, 1950 in Den Helder, North Holland, Netherlands.


Swen Vincke is a creative director, founder, ceo of larian studios, entrepreneurship, chief executive officer, and founderandceooflarian studios.


Swen was born in 1932. He breathed his last breath in 1993.


Swen König is a soccer player for the FC Aarau, FC Vaduz, FC Wohlen, FC Luzern, Grasshopper Club Zürich, AC Bellinzona, and Switzerland national under-17 football team. Swen was born on September 3rd, 1985 in Switzerland.


Swen was born on May 9th, 1971.


Swen was born in 1897. He breathed his last breath in 1935.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Swen

Saylee Swen is a soccer player for the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company Oilers, Mighty Barrolle, and Liberia national football team. Saylee was born on February 29th, 1984 in Monrovia.


Alvin Swen is an athlete for the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company Oilers.


Blamo Swen is an athlete for the National Port Authority Anchors.


Evans Swen is a sports team member for the R.O.C. de Charleroi-Marchienne.


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Popularity of Swen as a last name

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Common last names for Swen

  • Swenson
  • Anderson
  • Carlson
  • Johnson
  • Swanson
  • Nelson
  • Hansen
  • Gustafson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Swen U.S.
  White 43.03% 64.26%
  African American 45.82% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.97% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Swen

People with the last name Swen are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Swen

  • How Popular is the name Swen? Swen is the 45,420th most popular name of all time. As a last name Swen was the 76,533rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Swen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 56 babies born with the first name Swen in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Swen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Swen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Swen is Monday, May 20th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Swen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Swen was in 1915 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Random Swen Factoid: According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Swen is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1912.
  • Weird things about the name Swen: Your name in reverse order is News. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wens. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Swen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 251 people with the last name Swen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Swen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Swen as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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