Olsen Family History

Meaning of surname: Olsen

Olsen Danish pronunciation: [ˈoːˀlsnÌ©] is a Danish-Norwegian patronymic surname meaning "son of Ole". The surname Olesen Danish pronunciation: [ˈoːləsn] has a similar origin. The Swedish parallel form is Olsson â€“ "son of Ola". Danish and Norwegian immigrants to English-speaking countries often changed the spelling to Olson in order to accommodate English orthographic rules.

We found 1,148,071 Genealogy and Family History Records for Olsen in our Newspaper Archive.

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2,946 Government Documents
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26,168 Social Security Death Records

Olsen Surname

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