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Andersen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Danish , German , Scottish , Swedish


The surname Andersen is derived from a Danish transformation of the personal name Andrew, originally "andreas" in Greek, meaning "manly, strong or courageous."


Andersen Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Andersen, Anderson, Andersson, Andison, Androson, Andresoun, Andirston, Andirsoone, Andersoun, Andreason, Andersonne, Andersone, Anders and many more.

Migration of the Andersen family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Andersen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johannes Andersen, aged 6, who landed in New York, NY in 1843 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Michel Andersen, aged 8, who landed in New York, NY in 1843 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Peder Andersen, who landed in New York, NY in 1843 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Neils Andersen, aged 49, who arrived in New York, NY in 1869 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Andersen, who arrived in DeWitt County, III in 1876 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Goodman Andersen, who arrived in Alabama in 1917 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Thogen Christian Andersen, who arrived in Alabama in 1917 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Thoger Christian Andersen, who landed in Alabama in 1917 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Sigurd Andersen, who arrived in Alabama in 1923 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Andersen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Carl Andersen, aged 22, a blacksmith, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Celaeno" in 1871
  • Anne Andersen, aged 22, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Celaeno" in 1871
  • Mr. Anders Andersen, (b. 1851), aged 21, Scandinavian farmer travelling from Hamburg aboard the ship "Palmerston" arriving in Dunedin, Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 12th December 1872 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  • Mr. Anders Andersen, (b. 1845), aged 27, Scandinavian labourer travelling from Hamburg aboard the ship "Palmerston" arriving in Dunedin, Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 12th December 1872 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  • Mrs. Anne L. Andersen, (b. 1853), aged 19, Scandinavian maid servant travelling from Hamburg aboard the ship "Palmerston" arriving in Dunedin, Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 12th December 1872 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Andersen (post 1700)


  • Brigadier-General Wilhelm Arthur Andersen (1894-1983), American Commanding Officer 289th Regiment, Hawaii (1940-1942) [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 6) Wilhelm Andersen. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Andersen/Wilhelm_Arthur/USA.html
  • Brigadier-General James Roy Andersen (1904-1945), American Chief of Staff US Army Air Forces Pacific Ocean Areas (1944-1945) [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 6) James Andersen. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Andersen/James_Roy/USA.html
  • 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

Historic Events for the Andersen family



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 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  3. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 6) Wilhelm Andersen. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Andersen/Wilhelm_Arthur/USA.html
  4. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 6) James Andersen. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Andersen/James_Roy/USA.html
  5. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html


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