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What does Svend mean?

Svend Pronunciation of Svend [svend] as a name for boys is of Old Norse origin, and Svend means "boy, lad". Svend is a variant form of Sven (Old Norse).

Associated with: norse.


3 relations via Sven: Svein, Sveinn and Swen.

Creative forms:
(male) Saend, Syend, ..

(female) Svena, Svene, ..

Middle name pairings:
Svend Vito (S.V.), ..

How popular is Svend?

Svend is an unusual first name for men. Svend is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular related form of Svend (outside Top 2000) is Sven. Other variants, like Svein, are seldom used. This form of Svend was at the height of its popularity 5 decades ago (#1699). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sven in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Svend and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arend, Saeed, Speed, Steed, Sten, Steno and Syed. Like Svend, these names are not frequently used.

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