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Jakobsen Early Origins



The surname Jakobsen was first found in Silesia, where the name was an integral part of a feudal society which would shape modern European history. Many prominent branches of the family would strive to make this name renowned as they contributed to the social, economic and political affairs of the region. In the Middle Ages, the name referred back to the Apostel Jacobus, whose grave in Spain was a popular goal for pilgrimage. These pilgrims from Germany became known as "Jacobsbrueder" (Jacobs-brothers).

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Jakobsen Spelling Variations


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Jakobsen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jacobsen, Jacobson, Jacobs, Jacobse, Jacob, Jacober, Jacobi, Jacobie, Jacoby, Jacobsohn, Jacobssohn, Jakobs, Jakober, Jakobsohn, Jacobsson, Jakobsson, Jakobssohn, Jakobsen, Jakobi, Jakobson, Jakobie and many more.

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Jakobsen Early History


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Jakobsen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jakobsen research. Another 349 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1600, 1817, 1685, 1734, 1743, 1819, 1740 and 1814 are included under the topic Early Jakobsen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jakobsen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jakobsen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the period with the surname Jakobsen were Gunther Jacob (1685-1734), who was a Bohemian composer. A Benedictine monk in Prague, he was known for his 30 masses, four oratorios, and 100 other sacred works. Friedrich Heinrich...

Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jakobsen 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:

Jakobsen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Gertrud Jakobsen, who landed in America in 1647
  • Kaspar Jakobsen, who landed in America in 1650
  • Christiaen Toemszen Jakobsen, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1658
  • Engeltje Jakobsen, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1658
  • Peter Jakobsen, who arrived in America in 1659
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Jakobsen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andreas Jakobsen, aged 40, arrived in New York, NY in 1876

Jakobsen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Rasmus Larsen Jakobsen, who landed in Alabama in 1928

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Jakobsen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jakobsen 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 10 February 2015 at 14:15.

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