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Nilsson Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Nilsson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Miche Nilsson, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1627
  • Michel Nilsson, who arrived in Delaware in 1643
  • Nils Nilsson, who landed in Delaware in 1655
  • Michael Nilsson, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1693
  • Jonas Nilsson, who landed in Delaware in 1693
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Nilsson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anders Peter Nilsson, aged 18, landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1848
  • Carl Johan Nilsson, aged 21, arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1848
  • Swen Nilsson, aged 66, landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1848
  • Lars Nilsson, aged 67, landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1849
  • Sven Nilsson, aged 18, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nilsson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nilsson (post 1700)



  • Katharine Nilsson, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1972
  • Joe Nilsson, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Washington, 1996
  • Buck Nilsson, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Florida State Senate 11th District, 1978
  • Fritz Roland Nilsson (1924-2014), Swiss Olympian who competed at the 1948 and 1952 Summer Olympics
  • Monica Emma Josefin Nilsson (1969-2016), Swedish singer and actress
  • August Nilsson (1872-1921), Swedish Olympian who won gold for tug of war during the 1900 games
  • Erik Tommy Nilsson (b. 1960), Swedish rock singer and composer
  • Christina Nilsson (1843-1921), Countess de Casa Miranda, was a Swedish operatic soprano
  • Gunnar Nilsson (1948-1978), Swedish racing driver
  • Kent Åke "Kenta" Nilsson (b. 1956), retired Swedish professional ice hockey centre
  • ... (Another 29 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Nilsson Historic Events


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Nilsson Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. Sigfrid Nilsson (1887-1914), Finnish Third Class Passenger from Helsingfors, (Helsinki), Finland who survived the sinking on the Empress of Ireland on May 29th 1914

RMS Titanic

  • Mr. August Ferdinand Nilsson (d. 1912), aged 21, Swedish Third Class passenger from HorbyHörby, Skåne who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking
  • Miss Berta Olivia Nilsson, aged 18, Swedish Third Class passenger from Lysvik, Värmland who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking in collapsible D
  • Miss Helmina Josefina Nilsson, aged 26, Swedish Third Class passenger from Ramkvilla, Småland who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived in the sinking in life boat 13

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Nilsson Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
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    The Nilsson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nilsson 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 20 April 2016 at 07:36.

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