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Erichsen, Erichson, Ericson, Eriksen, Ericsson, Erickson, Erikson, Eriksson Surnames

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Erickson
Respelling of a Scandinavian and North German patronymic derived from the Old Norse personal name Eiríkr, which is composed of ei ‘ever’, ‘always’ (or a reduced form of ein ‘one’, ‘only’) + rík ‘power’. The main forms are Erichsen, Eriksen, Ericsson, and Eriksson.

Erikson
See Erickson.

Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4

Erichsen
Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Eirik or Erich (see Erickson).

Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4

Eriksen
Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Erik, Old Norse Eiríkr (see Erickson).

Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4

Ericsson
Swedish: variant spelling of Eriksson.

Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4

Eriksson
Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Erik, Old Norse Eiríkr (see Erickson).

Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Erichson, Erichsen, Ericson, Erickson, Ericksen and many more.

First found in Brunswick, where the name Erichson was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Erich Erichson, who immigrated to Philadelphia in 1822; Caroline Erichson, who came to New York from Bremen in 1860; Christian Erichson, who was naturalized in Indiana in 1873.

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Carl Edward Erikson 1866-1934

Started by Deborah Ann (Dorscher) Anderson Jul 17, 2009.

Violet Evangeline Erickson 1917-2000 Canada

Started by Deborah Ann (Dorscher) Anderson Jul 17, 2009.

 

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