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Mikkelsen Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mickelsen, Michelsen, Michielsen,Michaelsen, Michelsen, Mikkelsen, Michelsen, Michielsen and many more.

Early Notables of the Mikkelsen family (pre 1700)

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Mikkelsen Ranking

In the United States, the name Mikkelsen is the 15,117th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Mikkelsen migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mikkelsen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jens Mikkelsen, aged 36, who arrived in New York, NY in 1869 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Mikkelsen (post 1700) +

  • Jenn Mikkelsen, American Democratic Party politician, Member, Credentials Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008 [3]
  • Laila Mikkelsen (1940-2023), Norwegian film director and producer
  • Helmer Mikkelsen (1930-1989), Norwegian politician, County Mayor of Finnmark (1983-1987)
  • Dag Martin Mikkelsen (b. 1986), Norwegian professional poker player
  • Caroline Mikkelsen (1906-1990), Norwegian explorer and adventurer, the first woman to set foot on Antarctica on 20 February 1935, eponym of Mount Caroline Mikkelsen, Antarctica
  • Andreas Mikkelsen (b. 1989), Norwegian rally driver
  • Ejnar Mikkelsen (1880-1971), Danish polar explorer and author, known for his exploration to Greenland, eponym of the HDMS Ejnar Mikkelsen
  • Jens Kramer Mikkelsen (b. 1951), Danish politician, Lord Mayor of Copenhagen (1989-2004)
  • Henriette Mikkelsen (b. 1980), Danish gold medalist team handball player at the 2004 Summer Olympics
  • Brian Arthur Mikkelsen (b. 1966), Danish politician, Minister of Economic and Business Affairs (2010-2013), Justice Minister of Denmark (2008-2010)

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. 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)
  3. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from on Facebook