Carlsen - Scandinavian Family name
This last name was originally a typical Scandinavian Patronymic: http://wiki.geni.com/index.php/Patronymics For Scandinavian families it was only introduced as a last name or family name around 1850-1900.
Carlsen - Danish Noble Family
Carlsen is also an extinct Danish noble family name where Christen Rasmussen Carlsen. (1777 - 1818) 4 Feb 1817 become member of the Danish nobility with the following Coat of Arms:
- Three red roses in a Gold Edge Silver shield.
- On helmet mix of thirteen red and white banners.
- Supporters two natural colored lions head in a helmet