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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, 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
  • 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. 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).
    9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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