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Multiple Origins for the Surname Ericsson



The Swedish Ericsson surname is patronymic in origin, that is, it was a surname created from the first name of a father. In this instance the surname is derived from the Scandinavian personal name Eric, meaning "ever ruler."

Ericsson Early Origins




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Ericsson Spelling Variations


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Ericsson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ericsson, Eriksson and others.

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Ericsson Early History


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Ericsson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ericsson research. Another 33 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1525, 1780, and 1860 are included under the topic Early Ericsson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ericsson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ericsson Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ericsson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ericsson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Matts Ericsson, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1627
  • Olof Ericsson, who arrived in Delaware in 1641
  • Jan Ericsson, who arrived in Delaware in 1641
  • M atte Ericsson, who landed in Delaware in 1693
  • Eric Ericsson, who arrived in Delaware in 1693
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ericsson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Miss Ericsson, aged 20, landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1824

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ericsson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ericsson (post 1700)



  • Lars Magnus Ericsson (1846-1926), Swedish telephone industry pioneer, who began the Ericsson telecom company in 1876
  • John Ericsson (1803-1889), Swedish inventor, who came to the United States in 1839, and designed the ironclad Civil War ship, the USS Monitor, brother to Nils Ericson

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Ericsson Family Crest Products


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Ericsson Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    11. ...

    The Ericsson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ericsson 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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