Ormur JÓNSSON

Brief Life History of Ormur

When Ormur JÓNSSON was born about 1490, in Dalasýsla, Western, Iceland, his father, Jón "kollur" Oddsson, was 42 and his mother, Þorbjörg Guðnadóttir, was 32. He married Ljótunn JÓNSDÓTTIR about 1520, in Iceland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died after 1562, in Draflastaðir, Suður-Þingeyjarsýsla, Northeast, Iceland.

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Family Time Line

Ormur JÓNSSON
1490–1562
Ljótunn JÓNSDÓTTIR
1490–
Marriage: about 1520
Jón Ormsson eldri
1520–1584
Þrúður Ormsdóttir
1520–
Jón Ormsson yngri
1525–1584
Bergljót Ormsdóttir
1530–

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Ormur Jónsson - birth-name: Ormur Jónsson
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ormur Jónsson -

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nils, Lars, Lennart, Thor, Alf, Anders, Arni, Erik, Jorgen, Mats, Olafur, Per.

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Jon, Scandinavian form of John . Compare Jonson 2.

English: variant of Johnson , although this form of the English name may have died out in Britain.

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

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