Ericksen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Ericksen Ranking

In the United States, the name Ericksen is the 13,530th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Ericksen migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ericksen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Asmus Ericksen, who landed in Iowa in 1884 [2]
  • Alena E. Ericksen, aged 18, who immigrated to the United States, in 1892
  • Amy Ericksen, aged 22, who immigrated to the United States from Odalen, Norway, in 1893
Ericksen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Anders P Ericksen, aged 26, who immigrated to the United States from Denmark, in 1903
  • Adolf Ericksen, aged 26, who immigrated to the United States from Norway, in 1903
  • Aagot Ericksen, aged 23, who immigrated to the United States from Christiania, Norway, in 1907
  • Agnthe Ericksen, aged 9, who immigrated to America from Tonsberg, Norway, in 1909
  • Agnes Ericksen, aged 30, who landed in America from Christiansund, Norway, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

New Zealand Ericksen migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Ericksen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. D. Ericksen, (b. 1854), aged 36, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Tainui" arriving in Napier, Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand in December 1890 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Ericksen (post 1700) +

  • Douglas John "Doug" Ericksen (1969-2021), American politician and lobbyist who served as a member of the Washington State Senate, representing the 42nd district from 2011 to 2021; he died from COVID-19 at the age of 52
  • Joan N. Ericksen (b. 1954), United States District Court for the District of Minnesota judge
  • Charles F. Ericksen (1874-1916), American Olympic gold medalist wrestler at the 1904 Summer Olympics [4]
  • Helen T. Ericksen, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956
  • Jerald LaVerne Ericksen (b. 1924), former professor at the Johns Hopkins University, recipient of the Timoshenko Medal in 1979, creator of the Ericksen number

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  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from
  4. ^ Athletes - Famous Olympic Athletes, Medalists, Sports Heroes. (Retrieved 2010, December 23) Charles Ericksen. Retrieved from on Facebook
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