Jacobsson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Jacobsson family

The surname Jacobsson was first found in Denmark where the name is a patronymic name derived from "the son of Jacob," which in turn is derived from biblical given name Yaakov ("supplanter" or "follower"). [1]

Important Dates for the Jacobsson family

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Jacobsson Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Jacobsen, Jakobsen. and others.

Early Notables of the Jacobsson family (pre 1700)

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Jacobsson migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Jacobsson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Lars Jacobsson, who landed in Delaware in 1643 [2]
  • Thomas Jacobsson, who landed in Delaware in 1655 [2]
  • Hindrich Jacobsson, who arrived in Delaware in 1693 [2]
Jacobsson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jacob Jacobsson, who settled in New York in 1846
  • Sven Jacobsson, aged 36, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1846 [2]
  • Anders Jacobsson, aged 28, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1848 [2]
  • Inga Jacobsson, aged 50, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1849 [2]
  • Ingeborg Jacobsson, aged 39, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1849 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Jacobsson (post 1700)

  • Erica Leslie Jacobsson (b. 1947), American politician, Candidate for Governor of Alaska, 1998 [3]

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Citations

  1. ^ Smith, Eldson Coles, New Dictionary of American Family Names New York, Harper & Row, 1956. Print
  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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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