Oskar Magnus Christiansen

Male19 April 1900–10 July 1973

Brief Life History of Oskar Magnus

Oskar Magnus Christiansen was born on 19 April 1900. He married Oline Grønnerud in Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 10 July 1973, in Enebakk, Akershus, Norway, at the age of 73.

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Oskar Magnus Christiansen
Oline Grønnerud
Harald Christiansen

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    1904 · Åsta Holth

    Age 4

    Birth year of Åsta Holth. Well-known Norwegian author who was born at Svullrya in Hedmark county. She was of Forest Finnish descent. Many of her written works were about the residents of Finnskogen. Norwegian novelist, poet and short story writer. 

    1905 · Freedom for Norway

    Age 5

    Swedish-Norwegian union was legally dissolved. Norway became a free country in 1905. Danish Prince, Carl Fredrik, became King of Norway, and chose as his name, King Håkon VII. From then on the king was a titular head only.

    1923 · Naming Law

    Age 23

    Naming Law adopted in Norway when each family was required to have a surname. They couldn't use patronymics. It could be either the husband's or wife's family name.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Nels, Holger, Bent, Carsten, Lars, Per, Sven, Ejner, Johan, Jorgen.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christian . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the Norwegian and Danish variant Kristiansen .

    Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, or North German patronymic Christensen , a cognate of 1 above. Compare Christianson .

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

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