Soren Nielsen was born about 1724, in Skødstrup, Kalø, Denmark. He married Kirsten Sorensdatter on 19 May 1750, in Skødstrup, Kalø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.
Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .