When Amanda Larsdotter Hjort was born on 24 April 1865, in Färnebo, Värmland, Sweden, her father, Lars Samuelsson Hjort, was 28 and her mother, Johanna Magnusdotter, was 35. She died on 3 April 1939, in St. Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Benton Cemetery, Sauk Rapids, Benton, Minnesota, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Thor.
Swedish: ornamental name from hjort ‘deer, stag’.
Danish and Norwegian (of Danish origin): nickname from hjort ‘deer, stag’.