Harald Nitter

21 May 1886–
Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway

The Life of Harald

Harald Nitter was born on 21 May 1886 as the son of Johan Siegfred Jensen and Anne Christiane Gotfredine Hansen.

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Johan Siegfred Jensen
1846–
Anne Christiane Gotfredine Hansen
Harald Nitter
1886–

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World Events (4)

1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 7

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

Age 14

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 37

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

German: variant spelling of Knütter, an occupational name for someone who fashioned materials by knotting or knitting, from Low German knütten ‘to tie, knot, or knit’.

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

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