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Erickson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Danish, German, Norwegian


Early Origins of the Erickson family



Migration of the Erickson family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Erickson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Goran Erickson, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1627 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Matts Erickson, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1627 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • John Erickson, who arrived in Maryland in 1658 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Erickson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Chris Erickson, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1820 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Christopher Erickson, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1820 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Christian Erickson, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1843 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • G A Erickson, aged 21, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Gustaf Adolf Erickson, aged 21, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Erickson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Andrew Erickson, who immigrated to Wisconsin in 1910
  • Andrew Erickson, who landed in Wisconsin in 1910 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Adolf Erickson, who was naturalized in Illinois in 1918
  • Nicholas Erickson, who arrived in Wisconsin in 1921 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Charles John Erickson, who arrived in Wisconsin in 1923 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Erickson (post 1700)


  • Brigadier-General Sidney Erickson (1885-1977), American Chief of Staff, 4th Service Command (1944-1945) [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, February 29) Sidney Erickson. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Erickson/Sidney/USA.html
  • Major-General Edgar Carl Erickson (1896-1989), American Chief of the National Guard Bureau (1953-1959) [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, February 29) Edgar Erickson. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Erickson/Edgar_Carl/USA.html
  • Scott Gavin Erickson (b. 1968), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Stephen Michael Erickson (b. 1950), American novelist
  • Robert Erickson (1917-1997), American composer
  • Milton Hyland Erickson (1901-1980), American psychiatrist specializing in medical hypnosis
  • Lyle A. Erickson, American fighter pilot and flying ace in the U.S. Navy, during World War II, credited with 5 aerial victories
  • Arthur G. Erickson, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Willmar, Minnesota, 1940-46 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Arne R. Erickson, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1984 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Alton R. Erickson, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1932 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 69 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Erickson family



Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. Erik Erickson (1887-1914), Swedish Third Class Passenger from Gothenburg, Sweden who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 16) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html
  • Mr. Nels Erickson (1866-1914), Swedish Third Class Passenger from Gothenburg, Sweden who survived the sinking on the Empress of Ireland [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 16) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

Suggested Readings for the name Erickson


  • The Norwegian-American Families of Hans Bredeson Haagenstad and Emma (Erickson) Haagenstaad, His Wife, to the Fifth Generation, and Peder Erikson and Kari (Haagensdatter) Erikson, His Wife, to the Seventh Generation, Including the Families Whipple, Lundberg, Gulsvig, and Erickson by Mrs. Lyle (Jean E.) Peterson.
  • Prairie Memories: A History of the Swanson, Erickson, and Lindberg Families of North Dakota by Algot R. Swanson.

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Citations


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, February 29) Sidney Erickson. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Erickson/Sidney/USA.html
  3. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, February 29) Edgar Erickson. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Erickson/Edgar_Carl/USA.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  5. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 16) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

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