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Thorsen 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:

Thorsen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mollie Thorsen, who arrived in Minnesota in 1893

Thorsen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • August Thorsen, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1901

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Contemporary Notables of the name Thorsen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Thorsen (post 1700)



  • Bjarne Winter Thorsen (1922-2001), Norwegian resistance member during World War II
  • Rolf Bernt Thorsen (b. 1961), Norwegian three-time gold, four-time silver medalist competition rower, active in the 1980s
  • Jan Einar Thorsen (b. 1966), Norwegian Alpine skier who won three World Cup victories, two in Super-G and one in Giant Slalom
  • Camilla Thorsen (b. 1975), Norwegian team handball player
  • Sven-Ole Thorsen (b. 1944), Danish actor, stuntman, bodybuilder and strongman competitor

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Thorsen Family Crest Products


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Thorsen Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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    The Thorsen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thorsen 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 19 August 2015 at 16:27.

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