When Iver Strand was born on 15 October 1852, in Norway, his father, Erik Iversen, was 31 and his mother, Maren Andersdatter, was 33. He married Gunhild Olson on 21 July 1897. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Gran, Oppland, Norway in 1852 and Fertile Township, Walsh, North Dakota, United States in 1900. He died on 13 November 1912, in Badger, Roseau, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Baudette, Lake of the Woods, Minnesota, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Selmer, Johan, Lars, Aase, Berger, Bjorn, Iver, Knute, Ludvig, Morten.
North German, Danish, and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by the seashore, from Middle Low German, Danish, Swedish strand ‘shore’. The Swedish name is mainly ornamental.
Norwegian: habitational name from any of a hundred or so farmsteads so named, from strand ‘shore’.
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