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Multiple Origins for the Surname Carlsen


Norwegian


The origin of the distinguished Carlsen family can be traced to the rugged Scandinavian country of Norway. The surname Carlsen is derived from the Germanic personal name Carl, which means man. The suffix -sen and its variants are translatable as son of.

Carlsen 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:

Carlsen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Brita Carlsen, who landed in New York City in 1847
  • Theodor Carlsen, who arrived in Colorado in 1899

Carlsen Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • J. Carlsen, a clerk, arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Victoria" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) VICTORIA 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Victoria.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Carlsen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Carlsen (post 1700)



  • Jacob Carlsen, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 3rd District, 1902
  • Carl C. Carlsen, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 9th District, 1930
  • Sven Magnus Carlsen (b. 1990), Norwegian chess grandmaster and former chess prodigy, current World Chess Champion and No. 1 ranked player in the world as of November 22, 2013

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Carlsen Family Crest Products


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Carlsen Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) VICTORIA 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Victoria.htm

Other References

  1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
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The Carlsen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carlsen 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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