Skólameistari (head teacher) Stefán Gunnarsson

about 1550–after 1624 (Age 74)
Of Vidivellir, Valthjofstadur, Nordur-Mula, Iceland

The Life of Stefán

When Skólameistari (head teacher) Stefán Gunnarsson was born about 1550, his father, Gunnar Gislason, was 22 and his mother, Mrs. Gunnar Gíslason, was 20. He married Guðrún Gísladóttir about 1579, in Skálholt, Árnessýsla, Suðurland, Iceland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died after 1624, in Iceland, at the age of 75.

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Skólameistari (head teacher) Stefán Gunnarsson
Guðrún Gísladóttir
Marriage: about 1579
Jón Stefánsson
Stefan Stefansson

Spouse and Children

about 1579
Skálholt, Árnessýsla, Suðurland, Iceland



    Stefan Stefansson


Parents and Siblings



Name Meaning

Swedish (Gunnarsson): patronymic from the personal name Gunnar, from Old Norse Gunnarr, a compound of Old Norse gunn ‘battle’ + arr ‘warrior’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Stefan Gunnarsson - Published information: death: 1624; Iceland

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