When Laust Adamsen was born on 1 January 1806, in Gunderup, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Adam Levin Sørensen, was 34 and his mother, Mette Laursdatter, was 22. He married Hansine Kirstine Nicoline Hoff on 23 May 1831, in Storvorde, Ålborghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Storvorde, Fleskum, Ålborg, Denmark for about 16 years.
English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Adam + Middle English son, meaning ‘son of Adam’. The surname is especially common in Scotland, where it is borne by a sept of clan McIntosh. In North America, this surname has absorbed some Polish and possibly also other European patronymics and other derivatives from the personal name Adam. Compare Adams .
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