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Multiple Origins for the Surname Knudsen



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, who landed in New York, NY in 1837 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Ole Knudsen, aged 6, who landed in New York, NY in 1837 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • 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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Mathias Ragnar Knudsen, who arrived in Alabama in 1918 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

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) [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, April 2) William Knudsen. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Knudsen/William_Signius/USA.html
  • William S Knudsen, Danish American automobile industry executive
  • Martin Knudsen (1871-1949), Danish physicist who developed Knudsen Gas, the Knudsen number and the Knudsen layer
  • Lars Ramkilde Knudsen (b. 1962), Danish researcher in cryptography
  • Jens Martin Knudsen (1930-2005), Danish astrophysicist, a longtime advisor to NASA; he authored or co-authored more than 100 scientific articles
  • Konrad Gustav Knudsen (1890-1959), Norwegian painter, journalist, and parliamentarian; he invited Leon Trotsky to seek asylum in Norway
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  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. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, April 2) William Knudsen. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Knudsen/William_Signius/USA.html

Other References

  1. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  7. 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.
  8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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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.

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