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Olsson 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:

Olsson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hans Olsson, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1693

Olsson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Catharina Albertina Olsson, aged 25, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1836
  • Maria Christina Olsson, aged 15, landed in America in 1839
  • Olof Benjamin Olsson, aged 51, arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1848
  • Magnus Olsson, aged 39, arrived in America in 1851
  • Jon Olsson, aged 30, landed in Alexandria, Va in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Olsson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Bernt Axel Olsson, who arrived in Alabama in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Olsson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Olsson (post 1700)



  • Ann-Margaret Olsson (b. 1941), original name of Ann-Margaret, the Swedish-American actress, singer and dancer
  • Vic Olsson, New Zealand rower
  • Otto Olsson (1879-1964), Swedish composer and organist
  • Martin Olsson (b. 1988), Swedish footballer
  • Börje Kenny Olsson (1977-2007), Swedish speedway racer
  • Jonas Olsson (b. 1983), Swedish footballer
  • Jonas Olsson (b. 1970), Swedish football manager and former footballer
  • Johan Olsson (b. 1980), Swedish cross country skier and Olympic medalist
  • Johan Olsson (b. 1978), Swedish ice hockey forward
  • Jan Olof Olsson (1920-1974), Swedish writer and journalist
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Olsson Historic Events


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Olsson Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Miss Elina Olsson (d. 1912), aged 31, Swedish Third Class passenger from Sodra BrantevikSödra Brantevik who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking
  • Mr. Nils Johan Göransson Olsson (d. 1912), aged 28, Swedish Third Class passenger from Eslöv, Skåne who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking
  • Mr. Oskar Wilhelm Olsson, aged 32, Swedish Third Class passenger from Lunna, Orust Island who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking in collapsible A

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Olsson Family Crest Products


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Olsson Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    11. ...

    The Olsson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Olsson 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 14 February 2014 at 10:08.

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