Solveig Sjursdotter

Female16 April 1897–15 March 1985

Brief Life History of Solveig

When Solveig Sjursdotter was born on 16 April 1897, in Bergen, Norway, her father, Sjur Johannesen, was 37 and her mother, Siri Østensdatter, was 28. She died on 15 March 1985, in her hometown, at the age of 87.

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Sjur Johannesen
Siri Østensdatter
Ingeborg Sjurdotter
Solveig Sjursdotter
Edit Sjursdotter
Aslaug Sjursdotter

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    1900 · 1900 Norwegian Census

    Age 3

    Enumerates all persons in Norway on 3 Dec 1900. Also includes data of individuals on Norwegian ships. Includes names, birthdates & birthplaces, marital status, position in family, occupation, nationality etc.

    1904 · Åsta Holth

    Age 7

    Birth year of Åsta Holth. Well-known Norwegian author who was born at Svullrya in Hedmark county. She was of Forest Finnish descent. Many of her written works were about the residents of Finnskogen. Norwegian novelist, poet and short story writer. 

    1923 · Naming Law

    Age 26

    Naming Law adopted in Norway when each family was required to have a surname. They couldn't use patronymics. It could be either the husband's or wife's family name.

    Name Meaning

    from an Old Norse personal name derived from salr ‘house’ + veig ‘strength’.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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