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Knudsen Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Knudsen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andreas Knudsen, who settled in New York, NY in 1837
  • Andreas Knudsen, aged 3, landed in New York, NY in 1837
  • Ole Knudsen, aged 6, landed in New York, NY in 1837
  • Anne Knudsen, who arrived in Wisconsin sometime between 1845 and 1856
  • Carsten Hansen Knudsen, who settled in Ohio sometime between 1880 and 1886

Knudsen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John Knudsen, who arrived in Wisconsin in 1908
  • Mathias Ragnar Knudsen, who arrived in Alabama in 1918

Knudsen Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Bernard Knudsen, who arrived in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Knudsen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Knudsen (post 1700)



  • Vern Oliver Knudsen (1893-1974), American acoustical physicist
  • William Signius Knudsen (1879-1948), American automotive industry executive and Lieutenant General in the United States Army to help lead the United States' war materiel production efforts
  • Keith Knudsen (1948-2005), American rock drummer, vocalist, and songwriter, best known as a drummer and vocalist for The Doobie Brothers
  • Semon "Bunkie" Knudsen (1912-1998), American automobile industry executive, instrumental in developing the Pontiac Grand Prix, and developing a larger Mustang, son of William S. Knudsen
  • Lieutenant-General William Signius Knudsen (1879-1948), American Director of the Air Technical Service Command, Patterson Field, Ohio (1944-1945)
  • William S Knudsen, Danish American automobile industry executive
  • Konrad Gustav Knudsen (1890-1959), Norwegian painter, journalist, and parliamentarian; he invited Leon Trotsky to seek asylum in Norway
  • Knud Knudsen (1812-1895), Norwegian ling Uist, educator and author
  • Gunnar Knudsen (1848-1928), born Aanon Gunerius Knudsen, Norwegian politician, Prime Minister of Norway (1908-1910) and (1913-1920)
  • Martin Knudsen (1871-1949), Danish physicist who developed Knudsen Gas, the Knudsen number and the Knudsen layer
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    4. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    11. ...

    The Knudsen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Knudsen 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 4 June 2015 at 07:12.

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