Jorgenson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Jorgenson is derived from the personal name Jörge or its diminutive form, Jörgen. These are both derived from the same root as the name George, which in turn comes from the Greek name "Georgios," which means 'farmer.' The suffix -son and its variants are translatable as 'son of.'

Jorgenson Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Jirgesen, Jirgeson, Jirgessen, Jirgesson, Jirgensen, Jirgenson, Jirgenssen, Jirgensson, Jírgesen, Jírgeson, Jírgessen, Jírgesson, Jírgensen, Jírgenson, Jírgenssen, Jírgensson, Jorgesen, Jorgeson, Jorgessen, Jorgesson, Jorgensen, Jorgenson, Jorgenssen, Jorgensson, Jörgesen, Jörgeson, Jörgessen, Jörgesson, Jörgensen, Jörgenson, Jörgenssen, Jörgensson, Juergesen, Juergeson, Juergessen, Juergesson, Juergensen, Juergenson, Juergenssen, Juergensson, Jurgesen, Jurgeson, Jurgessen, Jurgesson, Jurgensen, Jurgenson, Jurgenssen and many more.


United States Jorgenson migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Jorgenson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Ann S Jorgenson, aged 49, who landed in New York in 1864 [1]
  • Frederick Jorgenson, aged 11, who arrived in New York in 1864 [1]
  • Georgine Jorgenson, aged 14, who landed in New York in 1864 [1]
  • Helena Jorgenson, aged 6, who arrived in New York in 1864 [1]
  • Neel Jorgenson, aged 9, who arrived in New York in 1864 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Jorgenson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Christ Jorgenson, who arrived in Illinois in 1906
  • Karl Valdomar Jorgenson, who landed in Mississippi in 1906 [1]
  • Amanda Jorgenson, who arrived in Montana in 1910
  • Carl Hans Jorgenson, who settled in Kansas in 1913

Contemporary Notables of the name Jorgenson (post 1700) +

  • Theodore Jorgenson, American Democrat politician, Democratic-Farmer-Labor Candidate for U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1946 [2]
  • Terri Jorgenson, American Republican politician, Candidate for South Dakota State Senate 17th District, 2010 [2]
  • Michael Jorgenson, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 2008 [2]
  • Julius Jorgenson, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 32nd District, 1919-22 [2]
  • Jack Jorgenson, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1948, 1960 (alternate), 1964 [2]
  • Howard D. Jorgenson, American politician, Mayor of Prescott, Arizona, 1967 [2]
  • Howard Jorgenson, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996 [2]
  • Cynthia Jorgenson, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 2008 [2]
  • Caroline L. Jorgenson, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1972 [2]
  • Ben Jorgenson, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1956 [2]


  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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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