When Anna Hansen was born in 1764, in Hafslo, Nordre Bergenhus, Norway, her father, Hans Jonsen, was 18 and her mother, Anna Pedersdatter, was 22. She married Erik Pedersen on 2 November 1786, in Hafslo, Nordre Bergenhus, Norway. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.
Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.
Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.