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Knutson Early Origins



The surname Knutson 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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Knutson Spelling Variations


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Knutson 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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Knutson Early History


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Knutson Early History



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

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Knutson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Knutson Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Knutson 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:

Knutson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Brita Haldorsdtr Knutson, who setted in Wisconsin in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Knutson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Knutson (post 1700)



  • Brian Knutson, American Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Stanford University
  • Dagny Knutson (b. 1992), American gold and silver medalist swimmer
  • Steve Knutson (b. 1951), American NFL football player who played two seasons with the Green Bay Packers
  • Cornelia Genevive Gjesdal "Coya" Knutson (1912-1996), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota (1955-1959)
  • Oscar R. Knutson (1899-1981), American lawyer and judge from Minnesota
  • Harold Knutson (1880-1953), Norwegian-born, American politician and journalist
  • Venke Knutson (b. 1978), Norwegian top-ten singer
  • Thomas Garfield "Gar" Knutson PC (b. 1956), Canadian politician, Secretary of State for Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East (2002-2003), Minister of State for New and Emerging Markets (2003-2004), Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (1998-2000)
  • Elmer Stanley Knutson (1914-2001), Canadian businessman, activist and fringe politician, a strong supporter of creating an independent western Canada

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Suggested Readings for the name Knutson


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Suggested Readings for the name Knutson



  • Paternal Grandfather's Norwegian Genealogy by Helen Grace Knutson Farvour.

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Knutson Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
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    The Knutson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Knutson 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 1 April 2016 at 07:59.

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