When Samsing Larsen was born in 1733, in Kalbygård, Åker, Sønder, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Lars Hansen, was 40 and his mother, Mariche Samsingsdatter Buch, was 36. He died after 1763.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.
Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.