abetare = workmen
adel = nobility
adelsman = nobleman
adlig = noble
adoptera = to adopt
adopterad = adopted
afled = deceased
afton = evening
aldrig = never
alla, allt = all
alltid = always
ana, anor = ancestor
andtäppa = shortness of breath, asthma
annan = other
antavla = pedigree, ancestry, genealogy
arbetare = worker
arftagare = heir
arftagerska = heiress
arkiv = archive = office of records
arrendator = tenant farmer, leaseholder
arvinge = heir

av = by, of
avgift = fee
avgång = departure
avgått = moved
avled = died
avsomna = die, death

B

backstuga = a small house dug into the side of a hill
bagare = baker
barn = child
barnbarn = grandchildren
barnhus = orphanage
barnmorska = midwife 
barnsb.=mother died in childbirth
bataljon = battalion
begraved = buried
berg = hill, mountain
biografi = biography
björn = bear
blad = leaf
bliva = be, become
bok = book
bokhandlare = bookseller
bond, bonde, = farmer, peasant
borg = castle, fortress
borgmästare = mayor
bosatt = living
bosted = residence
boupteckning = estate inventory, will
brandsoldat = fireman
broder = brother
bröstfeber = inflammation of the lungs.
bröstinflammation= pneumonia.
brorsdotter = brothers's daughter, neice
brorson = brother's son, nephew
brud = bride
brudgum = bridegroom
bröllop = wedding
bruk = foundry, mill, industry
br., brukare = user, employer, farmer, tenant
brukinspektor=factory manager, factory inspector
bryggare = brewer

 

C

cantor=organist, choir director
chorsångare=singer in a choir
christnadad =baptized
cigarrarbetare=cigar maker

circa= approximately
civilregistret = civil engineer
croft=torp, cottage, little farm
crofter=torpare, cottager, peasant

D

dag = day
dagsverkskarl = male day laborer
dal = valley
dam = lady
danneman = farmer, gentleman
datum = date
den = the
dom = sentence
domare = judge
dop = baptism-christening
d., dotter = daughter
dotterdotter = daughter's daughter, granddaughter
dotterson = daughter's son, grandson

drunkma = drown
dräng = farmhand
dödsboken = death records
döbt, döpt = baptized
död, dödd = dead
dödbok = death record book
dödfödd = stillborn
dödsorsak = cause of death
döpt = döpta, döpte, döpelse christening
dött = has died

E

efternamn = last name
egendom = property
engelsk = English  
etternavn = family name
ett = one, a, an

F


far = fader, father
farbror  = father's brother, uncle
farfar = father's father, grandfather
farfars mor = father's father's mother, great grandmother
farmor = father's mother, grandmother
faster = father's sister, aunt
fattighus = poor house
flicka = girl
flytta = move
flyttbetyg = removal certificate
foreldre = parents
forskning = research
forsoldat = foot soldier
forstår = understands
frånskild = divorced
född = born
födelsboken = birth records book
födelse = birth
födelseort = place of birth
född utom äktenskap = born out of wedlock
förbrytare = criminal
föräldrar = parents
församling = parish
förstfödd = firstborn
förteckning = list
_____________________________________          G

gamel = old, aged
gamla = old    
gata = street
gift = married
glas sliperiarbetaren=glass grinder or glass cutter
gård = farm
gästgivare = Innkeeper, landlord
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H

halvsyskon = half siblings
handelsman = merchant
hantverkare = artisan
hem.egaren = farm owner
hemmansegare = hemmansägare=farm owner
(hem.,hemman, hn, h:n,= farm area, homestead)
husförhörslängd = household examinations (clerical surveys)
husman = cottager, crofter, tenant.
hus - house
hustru, hust., hu, = wife
huvudman= principal
härod = judicial district

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I

i = in
infanteri = infantry
inflyttning = moving in
inhyseshjon=a person living free at somebody’s
              house.
innehåll = contents
invandrare = immigrant

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J


jord = earth, land
jordbrukare = farmer
jordebok = land record
jordegumma = midwife
jordbruksarbetare = farm worker
jul = christmas
jägmästare = forester
järnarbetare = iron worker
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K

karta = map
klockare = he is again an employee of the church and   nominally held three jobs,  he was the parish clerk, the church organist, and the teacher to the young people.
konfirmationslängd= confirmation record
koppor = smallpox
krigsarkivet = swedish military records
kusin = cousin
kvinna = woman
kyrka = church
kyrkobok = parish register
kyrkogård = cemetery, graveyard
kung = konung, king
kungarike = kingdom
kunglig = royal
kusin = cousin
kvarn = mill
kväll = evening
kyrka/kyrkan = church = parish
kyrkobok = parish register
kyrkoräkenskaper = introduced to church after childbirth
källkod = source code
köping = small town
köpman = Merchant
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L

lag = law
landsarkiven = provincial archives
landskap = province
landtbrukare = gentleman farmer
landtbruksman = countryman, farmer
landbonde - tenant farmer,leaseholder
lesat - leasar = lease
lilla = little, small
livgrenadier= soldier
lysning = bann
län = county letter = county
länsman = district constable, (sheriff)
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M

maka = wife
make = husband
matros = sailor, seaman
med = with
medåkande = travel with someone
middag = noon
mindre vetande - feeble minded
mjolnare = miller
mor = mother
morgon = morning
moder = mother
mycket = much
målare=painter
mästersmed = master smith
mördad = murdered
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