When Lars Jakobsen Frogner was born on 5 November 1831, in Vang, Hamar, Hedmark, Norway, his father, Jakob Larsen Frogner, was 32 and his mother, Anne Syversdatter Øst-Løkja, was 26. He married Olea Hansdatter Skogen on 4 July 1879, in Vang, Hamar, Hedmark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 8 May 1896, in his hometown, at the age of 64, and was buried in Hedmark, Norway.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Bjorn, Lars, Anders, Bent, Gunner, Knut, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Tor.
Danish, Norwegian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Jakob . Compare Jacobsen and Jacobson .