When Claus Clausen was born in 1810, in Jostedal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, his father, Claus Olsen, was 46 and his mother, Kari Andersdotter, was 44. He married Cari Knudsdr on 11 July 1840, in Jostedal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. He died on 26 April 1899, at the age of 89.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Holger, Bente, Ingard, Niels, Ansgar, Astrid, Bent, Bjorn, Erik, Evald, Jorgen, Knud.
North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Claus , a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variants Claussen and Klausen . Compare Clauson 1.
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