When Anders Poulsen was born on 16 September 1817, in Sulsted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Poul Jensen Krog, was 40 and his mother, Mariane Andersdatter, was 37. He married Ane Kirstine Christiansdatter on 28 April 1854, in Ålborg, Vor Frue, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ålborg, Denmark for about 15 years.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jorgen, Bodil, Einer, Johan, Audun, Bent, Britt, Carsten, Gunner, Karsten, Kjeld.
Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Poul (see Paul ). Compare Paulsen , Paulson , and Poulson .
English: variant of Polson .