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Where did the Norwegian Magnusson family come from? What is the Norwegian Magnusson family crest and coat of arms? When did the Magnusson family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Magnusson family history?


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Magnusson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carl Magnusson, aged 29, arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1848
  • Anders, Bengt, Karl, Jacob, and Daniel Fredrik Magnusson arrived in New York in 1849
  • Sven Magnusson, aged 33, landed in America in 1853
  • Magnus Magnusson, aged 19, landed in America in 1854
  • Martha Caisa Magnusson, aged 34, landed in America in 1854

Magnusson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Magnusson arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Nimroud" in 1860


  • Eiríkur Magnússon (1833-1913), Icelandic philologist and scholar
  • Arni Magnússon (1663-1730), Icelandic antiquarian and philologist
  • Magnus Magnusson (b. 1929), born in Scotland of Icelandic parents, a writer and broadcaster


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The Magnusson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Magnusson 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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