Persson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


United States Persson migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Persson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Lucas Persson, who arrived in Delaware in 1644 [1]
  • Pafvell Persson, who arrived in Delaware in 1655 [1]
Persson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Anders Peter Persson, aged 22, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1848 [1]
  • Nils Persson, aged 29, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1850 [1]
  • Carl Persson, aged 17, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1850 [1]
  • Gustaf Persson, aged 19, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1850 [1]
  • Isaac Persson, aged 26, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1850 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Persson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Per Johan Persson, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1902 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Persson (post 1700) +

  • Peder Persson (1938-2018), Swedish footballer
  • Joakim Persson (b. 1975), former Swedish footballer and coach
  • Jörgen Persson (b. 1966), Swedish sixteen-time gold medalist table tennis player
  • Hans Göran Persson (b. 1949), Swedish politician, Prime Minister of Sweden from 1996 to 2006
  • Karl Gunnar Persson (1943-2016), Scandinavian economic historian
  • Joachim Persson (b. 1983), Danish badminton player, currently the 3rd highest ranked singles player in Denmark

RMS Titanic
  • Mr. Ernst Ulrik Persson, aged 25, Swedish Third Class passenger from Stockholm, Uppland who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived in the sinking in life boat 15 [2]


  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)
  2. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html


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