Arvid Eggen

1937–July 2007 (Age 70)
Meldal Prestegjeld, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway

The Life of Arvid

When Arvid Eggen was born in 1937, in Meldal Prestegjeld, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway, his father, Sigurd Olav Eggen, was 27 and his mother, Ella Marie Sommervold, was 20. He died in July 2007, in Norway, at the age of 70.

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1940 · Norway in WW II

Age 3

German occupation of Norway from 9 April 1940 to 9 May 1945. Much damage was done to northern Norway.

Name Meaning

1 North German: patronymic from Egge .2 Swiss German: possibly of the same origin as 1, but otherwise a topographic name, a derivative of Eck 1.3 Norwegian: habitational name from any of about 20 farms, notably in Trøndelag, so named with the definite singular form of egg ( see Egge ).

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Arvid Eggen - Government record: death: July 2007; Norway

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