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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. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    8. 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.
    9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
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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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