Stefán GUNNARSSON

Maleabout 1550–after 1624

Brief Life History of Stefán

When Stefán GUNNARSSON was born about 1550, in Norður-Múlasýsla, Eastern, Iceland, his father, Gunnar GÍSLASON, was 23 and his mother, Guðrún MAGNÚSDÓTTIR, was 22. He married Guðrún GÍSLADÓTTIR about 1579, in Skálholt, Árnessýsla, Southern, Iceland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died after 1624, in Iceland.

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Family Time Line

Stefán GUNNARSSON
1550–1624
Guðrún GÍSLADÓTTIR
1540–1583
Marriage: about 1579
Jón STEFÁNSSON
1570–1636
Margrét Stefánsdóttir
1580–
Stefan Stefansson
1580–

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1579Skálholt, Árnessýsla, Southern, Iceland
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Agust, Lennart, Nils, Sven, Thor.

    Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish and Icelandic Gunnarsson: patronymic from the personal name Gunnar, from Old Norse Gunnarr, a compound of gunn ‘battle’ + arr ‘warrior’. Compare Gunderson and Gunnerson .

    Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Gunnarsen, a cognate of 1 above.

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

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