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Severson Early Origins



The surname Severson was first found in Devon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Severson Spelling Variations


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Severson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Serbington, Servington, Serbinton, Servinton, Sevington, Sebbington, Sebington, Savington, Savinton, Cerfington and many more.

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Severson Early History


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Severson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Severson research. Another 277 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1080, 1091, 1399, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Severson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Severson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Severson Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Severson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Severson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anna Severson, aged 64, who emigrated to America, in 1895
  • H. M. Severson, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1895
  • Henry Severson, aged 48, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895

Severson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • May Severson, aged 33, who emigrated to America, in 1905
  • Harry A Severson, aged 32, who landed in America, in 1910
  • Lawrence Severson, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1912
  • Edla Severson, aged 2, who landed in America, in 1914
  • George Severson, aged 44, who emigrated to the United States, in 1914
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Severson Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Hans P. Severson, aged 26, who settled in St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1907

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Contemporary Notables of the name Severson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Severson (post 1700)



  • Paul Severson (1929-2007), American music arranger and composer, recipient of 15 Clio Awards, best known for his Doublemint gum jingle
  • Kim Marie Severson (b. 1961), American writer for the New York Times
  • Richard Allen Severson (b. 1945), American former Major League Baseball shortstop
  • Jeffrey Kent Severson (b. 1949), American former NFL football safety
  • Daniel Mark "Dan" Severson (b. 1954), American politician
  • Richard Severson, Brigadier General in the United States Air Force
  • Cam Severson (b. 1978), Canadian professional NHL ice hockey centre

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Severson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Severson 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.

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