Ingeborg Marie Levin

22 April 1891–
Drammen, Buskerud, Norway

The Life of Ingeborg Marie

When Ingeborg Marie Levin was born on 22 April 1891, in Drammen, Buskerud, Norway, her father, Anthon Olsen Levin, was 27 and her mother, Julie Carlsen, was 22. She married Thorleif Torgersen on 3 December 1911.

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Thorleif Torgersen
Ingeborg Marie Levin
Marriage: 3 December 1911

Spouse and Children

3 December 1911

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World Events (4)

1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 2

Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
1900 · 1900 Norwegian Census

Age 9

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.
1923 · Naming Law

Age 32

Naming Law adopted in Norway when each family was required to have a surname. They couldn't use patronymics. It could be either the husband's or wife's family name.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (mainly from Lithuania and Belarus): Slavicized form of Levy .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German: from the personal name Levin, which was also used by German Christians as a derivative of Liebwin. As a Jewish name it sometimes represents a pet form of western Yiddish ‘lion’ ( see Loewe 2).3 Russian: patronymic of Lëva, a pet form of the personal name Lev + the Russian possessive suffix -in.

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

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