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Re: Andersen

Posted: 9 Nov 2012 4:34PM GMT
Classification: Query
Andersen is a patronymic name. It originally indicated that the person identified with this name was the son of a man named Anders.

Online study material to learn about Norwegian naming practices and patterns.

http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~norway/na12.html
http://www.nndata.no/home/jborgos/names.htm
http://www.norwayheritage.com/norwegian-names.htm
http://www.nndata.no/home/jborgos/farms.htm

Patronymic names were common in a number of European countries.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
ega57 9 Nov 2012 9:24PM GMT 
thoraway 9 Nov 2012 11:34PM GMT 
falsterden 19 Feb 2013 5:17PM GMT 
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