Jacobsen Family History

Meaning of surname: Jacobsen

Jacobsen is a Danish-Norwegian patronymic surname meaning "son of Jacob". The prefix derives from the biblical given name Yaakov ("supplanter" or "follower"). The cognate Jakobsen is less common. The English language patronymic surname Jacobson is a parallel form, of which the earliest records are found in Huntingdon in 1244.[1]Scandinavian immigrants to English-speaking countries often changed the spelling to Jacobson in order to accommodate English orthographic rules. Notable people with the surname include:

We found 395,574 Genealogy and Family History Records for Jacobsen in our Newspaper Archive.

Details for Jacobsen surname:

379,868 Digital Copies of Newspapers
5,979 Pictures of Obituaries
1,213 Government Documents
3 Historical Books
8,511 Social Security Death Records

Jacobsen Surname

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