Rasmus Knudsen

Brief Life History of Rasmus

When Rasmus Knudsen was born in 1785, in Låsby, Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Knud Simonsen, was 51 and his mother, Karen Andersdatter, was 33. He died in January 1786, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

Knud Simonsen
1734–1814
Karen Andersdatter
1752–1813
Simon Knudsen
1774–1774
Simon Knudsen
1775–1828
Helle Knudsen
1778–1780
Anders Knudsen
1778–1861
Helle Birgitte Knudsdatter
1783–1829
Rasmus Knudsen
1785–1786
Ane Knudsdatter
1787–

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  • Rasmus, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Knud, Niels, Holger, Jorgen, Ove, Alf, Alfhild, Anders, Baard, Berger, Einer.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the Danish personal name Knud, derived from Old Norse Knútr meaning ‘knot’. Knud was a Danish royal name, Latinized as Canutus.

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

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