Oluf Nilsson

MaleFebruary 1720–24 February 1721

Brief Life History of Oluf

When Oluf Nilsson was born in February 1720, in Södra Åby, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Nils Mattsson, was 31 and his mother, Hanna Jönsdotter, was 30. He died on 24 February 1721, in his hometown, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

Nils Mattsson
1688–1749
Hanna Jönsdotter
1689–1728
Margareta Nilsdotter
1717–1756
Nils Nilsson
1718–
Ingar Nilsdotter
1726–
Oluf Nilsson
1720–1721
Bengta Nilsdotter
1722–1771

Sources (3)

  • Birth of Oluf-Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:9Q97-YSGX-F1C?cc=1974200&wc=MC6B-24C%3A312089501%2C311571101%2C312094101
  • Burial of Oluf Nilsson
  • Oluf Nilsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nils, Per, Anders, Egil, Lennart, Sven, Birgit, Fredrik, Sten, Algot. German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Gerhard, Gotthard, Karl-Heinz.

Swedish and German: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a shortened form of Nikolaus. Compare Nilson , Neilson 3, and Nielson 2.

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

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