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

Bjornstad Early Origins




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Contemporary Notables of the name Bjornstad (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bjornstad (post 1700)



  • Olav T. Bjørnstad (1882-1963), Norwegian rower at the 1912 Summer Olympics
  • Hans Bjørnstad (1928-2007), Norwegian gold medalist ski jumper who competed in the late 1940s and early 1950s
  • Vidar Bjørnstad (b. 1955), Norwegian politician
  • Olaf Bjørn Bjørnstad (1931-2013), Norwegian ski jumper

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    Other References

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    2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    3. 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.
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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    The Bjornstad Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bjornstad 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 28 April 2015 at 16:26.

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