Dikka Birgitta Maan

25 June 1894–
Volda, Møre og Romsdal, Norway

The Life of Dikka Birgitta

Dikka Birgitta Maan was born on 25 June 1894 as the daughter of Didrik Britanus Olai Maaen and Birte Cicilie Martinusen.

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Didrik Britanus Olai Maaen
Birte Cicilie Martinusen
Dikka Birgitta Maan
Olufine Maaen

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World Events (3)

1900 · 1900 Norwegian Census

Age 6

Enumerates all persons in Norway on 3 Dec 1900. Also includes data of individuals on Norwegian ships. Includes names, birthdates & birthplaces, marital status, position in family, occupation, nationality etc.
1904 · Åsta Holth

Age 10

Birth year of Åsta Holth. Well-known Norwegian author who was born at Svullrya in Hedmark county. She was of Forest Finnish descent. Many of her written works were about the residents of Finnskogen. Norwegian novelist, poet and short story writer. 
1905 · Freedom for Norway

Age 11

Swedish-Norwegian union was legally dissolved. Norway became a free country in 1905. Danish Prince, Carl Fredrik, became King of Norway, and chose as his name, King Håkon VII. From then on the king was a titular head only.

Name Meaning

French and Romanian (Mǎran): topographic name from an adjective derived from Latin marinus ‘marine’, ‘maritime’. Alternatively, it is said by some authorities to be an altered form of the element maren(c), which occurs in the word cormoran ‘cormorant’, from Latin corvus marinus ‘sea raven’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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