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The origin of the distinguished Bjornson family can be traced to the rugged Scandinavian country of Norway. The surname Bjornson is derived from the Old Norse personal name Bjorn, which means bear. The suffix -sen and its variants are translatable as son of.

Bjornson Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bjornson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Bjorn Knut Bjornson, who arrived in Wisconsin in 1914

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bjornson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bjornson (post 1700)



  • Bjornsterne Martinius Bjornson (1832-1910), Norwegian writer and statesman
  • Maria Bjornson (b. 1949), British stage designer

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Bjornson Family Crest Products


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Bjornson Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    2. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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    The Bjornson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bjornson 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 10 October 2015 at 22:22.

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