Gunnar Endresen

12 May 1916–1989 (Age 72)
Ferkingstad, Karmøy, Rogaland, Norway

The Life Summary of Gunnar

When Gunnar Endresen was born on 12 May 1916, in Ferkingstad, Karmøy, Rogaland, Norway, his father, Johan Bendik Endresen, was 41 and his mother, Elen Karine Gunnarsdtr, was 31. He had at least 1 daughter with Haldis. He died in 1989, at the age of 73.

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Gunnar Endresen
Karstein Endresen

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World Events (2)

1923 · Naming Law
Age 7
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.
1940 · Norway in WW II
Age 24
German occupation of Norway from 9 April 1940 to 9 May 1945. Much damage was done to northern Norway.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Alf, Borge, Erik.Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Endre, from Old Norse Eindrithi, composed of the elements ein ‘one, sole’ + rithi ‘rider’. Compare Enderson 1.

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

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