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Frosti / Jøkull Karasson, King of Kvenland

Also Known As: "Frosti", "Jøkull", ""Frosti"", "King Jokull Frostasson"
Birthplace: Finland
Death: Died in Finland
Immediate Family:

Son of Kari "Wind" Fornjotsson, King of Kvenland and N.N.
Husband of N.N.
Father of Snær Jokulsson, King of Kvenland

Occupation: King Of Kvenland."Oli kuningas kutsui Fornjotur joka hallitsi Suomessa", Konge, King of Kvenland, king in Kvenland
Managed by: Harald Tveit Alvestrand
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About Frosti / Jøkull Karasson, King of Kvenland

  • Name: Frosti or Jøkull
  • Father: Kari Fornjotsson
  • Son: Snær den Gamle (Snow the Old)

King of Kvenland, in modern Finland.

NOTE - another Frosti, father of Skjalf, is also listed on Geni as "king in Finland". Likely not the same.

His legend comes out of the "Orkneyinga Saga":

Fornjot had three sons; one was named Hler, whom we call Ægir, the second Logi, the third Kari; he was the father of Frost, the father of Snow the old" (quoted from

Another version is recorded in the "Flateyjarbok", "Hversum Noregr Byggdist" - here, his name is Jokull, son of Kari, father of Snæ: "Fornjot het en mann og han hadde tre sønner. Den første het Hler, den andre Logi og den tredje Kåri. Sistnevnte rådde for vinden, Logi for ilden og Hler for sjøen. Kåri var far til Jøkul, far til kong Snæ"


Note: The old, but still popular, LDS gedcom, and gedcoms derived from it, have WRONG information about this person. They list Frosti as father of Jøkul, denoting them as two different persons. There is no known source that supports this speculation.

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