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Knutsen Early Origins



The surname Knutsen was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. Knudsen is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.

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Knutsen Spelling Variations


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Knutsen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Knudsen, Knotzen, Knotzer, Knodsen, Kneutzel, Knüsen, Knuytsen, Knuthzen, Knetzen, Knudson, Nudson and many more.

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Knutsen Early History


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Knutsen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Knutsen research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1461, 1504, 1734, and 1743 are included under the topic Early Knutsen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Knutsen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Knutsen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Knutsen 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:

Knutsen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Kittil Knutsen, who setted in Illinois in 1916

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Contemporary Notables of the name Knutsen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Knutsen (post 1700)



  • Chris Knutsen (1862-1930), American luthier
  • Paul Knutsen (d. 1919), Norwegian explorer who went with Roald Amundsen on his 1918 Arctic expedition aboard ship Maud, he and Peter Tessem were lost during their 800-km trip over the ice and were never seen again
  • Lars Egbert Knutsen (1884-1963), Norwegian shipowner and founder of Lars Knutsen and Sons Limited
  • Konrad Birger Knutsen (1925-2012), Norwegian civil servant, County Governor of Buskerud (1973–1981), State Conciliator of Norway (1975–1981)
  • Arvid Knutsen (1945-2009), Norwegian footballer and coach
  • Marie Knutsen (b. 1982), Norwegian football midfielder
  • Guro Knutsen (b. 1985), Norwegian football player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Knutsen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Knutsen 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 14 February 2017 at 08:29.

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