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Multiple Origins for the Surname Andersen



Andersen Early Origins



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Andersen Spelling Variations


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Andersen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: andreson and others.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Andersen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johannes Andersen, aged 6, landed in New York, NY in 1843
  • Michel Andersen, aged 8, landed in New York, NY in 1843
  • Peder Andersen, who landed in New York, NY in 1843
  • Neils Andersen, aged 49, arrived in New York, NY in 1869
  • John Andersen, who arrived in DeWitt County, III in 1876
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Andersen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Frithjof Andersen, who landed in Alabama in 1913
  • Goodman Andersen, who arrived in Alabama in 1917
  • Thogen Christian Andersen, who arrived in Alabama in 1917
  • Thoger Christian Andersen, who landed in Alabama in 1917
  • Sigurd Andersen, who arrived in Alabama in 1923

Andersen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Carl Andersen, aged 22, a blacksmith, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Celaeno" in 1871
  • Anne Andersen, aged 22, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Celaeno" in 1871
  • Ander Andersen, aged 24, a labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Terpsichore" in 1876
  • Hans P. Andersen, aged 22, a farm labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Terpsichore" in 1876

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Contemporary Notables of the name Andersen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Andersen (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General Wilhelm Arthur Andersen (1894-1983), American Commanding Officer 289th Regiment, Hawaii (1940-1942)
  • Brigadier-General James Roy Andersen (1904-1945), American Chief of Staff US Army Air Forces Pacific Ocean Areas (1944-1945)
  • Arthur E. Andersen (1885-1947), American founder of the accounting firm Arthur Andersen LLP
  • Mogens Andersen (b. 1916), internationally renowned Danish painter
  • May Andersen (b. 1982), Danish super model
  • Mikkel Andersen (b. 1988), Danish footballer
  • Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), Danish author and poet, most famous for his fairy tales
  • Sverre Andersen (1936-2016), Norwegian footballer who played for Viking from 1960 to 1985 and for the Norway National Team (1956-1968)
  • Desiree Bjerke Andersen (b. 1971), Norwegian skeleton racer at the 2006 Winter Olympics
  • Carl Albert Andersen (1876-1950), Norwegian Olympic silver and bronze medalist for gymnastics at the 1900 and 1908 games

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Andersen Historic Events


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Andersen Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Albert Karvin Andersen (d. 1912), aged 33, Norwegian Third Class passenger from Bergen who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking and was recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    11. ...

    The Andersen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Andersen Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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