larsen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


United States larsen migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

larsen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jorgen Larsen, aged 24, who arrived in New York, NY in 1840 [1]
  • Hans Peter Larsen, aged 2, who landed in New York, NY in 1843 [1]
  • Christian Larsen, who landed in New York, NY in 1844 [1]
  • Christin Larsen, aged 40, who arrived in New York in 1849 [1]
  • A. G. Brenhold Larsen, who settled in New York, NY in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
larsen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • John Larsen, who landed in Mississippi in 1904 [1]
  • Lars Wilhelm Larsen, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1906 [1]
  • Olaf Larsen, who arrived in Alabama in 1915 [1]

New Zealand larsen migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

larsen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Hans Larsen, aged 32, a farm labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "England" in 1872
  • Karen Larsen, aged 31, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "England" in 1872
  • Elizabeth Larsen, aged 8, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "England" in 1872
  • Lauritz Larsen, aged 5, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "England" in 1872
  • Hans Larsen, aged 3, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "England" in 1872
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name larsen (post 1700) +

  • Ralph Larsen (1938-2016), American businessman, Chief Executive Officer of Johnson & Johnson from 1989 to 2002
  • Donald James "Don" Larsen (b. 1929), American Major League Baseball player who pitched the only perfect game in a World Series, in 1956
  • Nella Larsen (1891-1964), American novelist
  • Jakob Larsen (1888-1974), American classical scholar
  • Birger Larsen (1961-2016), Danish Academy Award nominated film director and screenwriter
  • Ditte Larsen (b. 1983), Danish football midfielder
  • Jens Stryger Larsen (b. 1991), Danish footballer
  • Bent Larsen (b. 1935), Danish chess player
  • Henning Larsen (b. 1925), Danish architect
  • Frode Larsen (b. 1949), Norwegian footballer
  • ... (Another 11 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Air New Zealand Flight 901
  • Mr. Olaf William Larsen (d. 1979), New Zealander passenger, from Raetihi, North Island, New Zealand aboard the Air New Zealand Flight 901 for an Antarctic sightseeing flight when it flew into Mount Erebus; he died in the crash [2]


  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. ^ Mount Erebus, Memorial, Roll of Remembrance (Retrieved 2018, February 21st). Retrieved from http://www.erebus.co.nz/memorialandawards/rollofremembrance.aspx


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