Hans Andersson

Brief Life History of Hans

When Hans Andersson was born from 1657 to 1659, in Fjelie, Torna, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Anders Torstensson, was 48 and his mother, Karin Jonsdotter, was 35. He had at least 5 sons with Christina Nilsdotter. He died on 20 December 1747.

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Hans Andersson
Christina Nilsdotter
Swen Hanson
Nils Hansson
Anders Hanson
Hans Hanson
Claus Hanson

Sources (4)

  • Hans Anders.Skotte in entry for Claus Hansson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Hans Skytte in entry for Hans Hansson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Hans Anders. in entry for Nils Hansson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

World Events (4)


King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.


King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.


Northern War occurred.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Bjorn, Lars, Mats, Lennart, Nils, Per, Anders, Berndt, Hokan, Olle, Sten. German Hans, Kurt, Alfons, Ernst, Gerd, Monika.

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersen and Anderson .

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

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