Olofsson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

United States Olofsson migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Olofsson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Mats Olofsson, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1641 [1]
  • Olof Olofsson, who landed in Delaware in 1655 [1]
  • Hans Olofsson, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1693 [1]
Olofsson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Pehr Olofsson, who arrived in New York in 1850 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Olofsson (post 1700) +

  • Peter Olofsson (1957-1984), Swedish handball player at the 1984 Summer Olympics
  • Pale Olofsson (b. 1947), Swedish rock musician, actor
  • Niclas Olofsson (b. 1975), Swedish former floorball goalkeeper
  • Maud Olofsson (b. 1955), Swedish former Centre Party politician, Minister for Enterprise and Energy (2006-2011)
  • Linda Olofsson (b. 1973), Swedish television journalist
  • Linda Olofsson (b. 1972), Swedish gold, seven-time silver medalist freestyle swimmer in the 1990s
  • Kjell Olofsson (b. 1965), former Swedish footballer
  • Johan Olofsson (b. 1976), Swedish snowboarder
  • Eva Olofsson (b. 1952), Swedish Left Party politician, Member of the Parliament since 2006
  • Anna Carin Olofsson (b. 1973), birth name of Anna Carin Helena Cecilia Zidek, Swedish two-time gold, four-time silver medalist biathlete

  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)

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