Hakan Nilsson

17 July 1792–23 March 1867 (Age 74)
Felestad, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Hakan

When Hakan Nilsson was born on 17 July 1792, in Felestad, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Nils Persson, was 34 and his mother, Kierstin Hakansson, was 32. He married Elna Sjunnesdotter on 7 January 1821. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 23 March 1867, in Reslöf, Malmöhus, Sweden, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Hakan Nilsson
Elna Sjunnesdotter
Marriage: 7 January 1821
Kjerstina Hakansson
Thora Hakansson
Thora Hakansdotter
Sjunne Håkansson
Pernilla Hakansson

Spouse and Children

7 January 1821


Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (5)


Age 17

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.

Age 22

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

Age 40

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hakan Nilsson in entry for Per Rasmusson and Kjerstena Hakansdr, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Hakan Nilsson in entry for Sjunne Hakansson and Elna Nilsdr, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Hakan Nilsson in entry for Nils Arvidsson and Thora Hakansdr, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"

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