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Eriksson Genealogy and Eriksson Family History Information

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  • Anders Eriksson (1796 - d.)
  • Björn "den gamle (the old)", King of the Svear (868 - c.956)
    Why is this notation, if the spouse does not exist! Would it be better to have a NN = No name or an unknown person? Bjorn "the Old" Eriksson King of Sweden born about 0867 Uppsala, Sweden...
  • Emund Eriksson, king of Birka (c.829 - c.859)
    (Note: Many notes in Swedish have been transferred to the Swedish tab). Emund or Anund Eriksson, king in Sweden. Semi-legendary status. The original sources seem to be Hervarar Saga, Rimbert and ...
  • Erik XI "den läspe och halte" Eriksson, Kung av Sverige (1216 - 1252)
    Erik Eriksson, senare även kallad Erik läspe och halte (efter beskrivning i Erikskrönikan), född 1216, död 2 februari 1250, var svensk kung som omyndig 1222-1229, o...
  • Johan Eriksson Warnberg (1767 - 1845)
    Johan Varnberg, född 1767-10-04 i Fredros, Gunnarskog, död 1845 i Stenbyn, Töcksmark. Mästersven vid Träskog 1799-1800, spiksmed vid Häljeboda 1800-01, smedd...

About the Eriksson surname

This last name was originally a typical Scandinavian Patronymic: It was only introduced as a last name or family name around 1850-1900.


Balázs Déri says :

However it is still possibly that some original Eriksson families descend from Erik one of the first kings of Sweden or of Skandinavia who may be identical with Erik-Hthoni king of Athénai until about 1860 b.c..

Athéna itself and partly Shgandinawia as well like places of settlement of their tribemay have got the name of A-Sha-ya-Na-Wa son of Ganda from kasshú kingdom called also Dán : at-Sha-ya-Wa-Na and of course Sha-Ganda-ya-Nawa. His name reflects in that of Erikhthonios ( Errikshtshoni ) too : Erra-yak-Had-Sha-Wa-Na-ya meaning approximately Erik,the Hadés of Athéna.

His parents were,as stated,Hépháistos (Haya-Wap-Sha-Awayad-Set ) and Gé (Gaya-Wa ) who through him released all gépaida ( gaya-wap-awida ) tribes of later days belonging to the family of Aidés (Awayad ) called also Hadés,Dis and Plutón by different traditions.

As lakandon tribe of Belize is alternatively called hatshwinik ( had-sha-wa-ya-na-yak ) it is likely thatt Erik-Hthoni is identical with Lakandon Nowar-Erri king of Saba who ruled about the same time as he did. He in Saba succeded a certain Aithiops (Awid-Shiwop that is Awayad-Sha-ya-wa-Wap ) who in this case may be the Héphaistos mentioned here.

Even Ush-Bu-Erra of Usun ( Wusun ) from Maaru ruled in those times,and he may be the ancestor of byrushi nation speaking a language related to georgian.

Héphaist (Ha-ya-Wa-Pa-Ha-Wayaset ) might also be in first a name for Ganda releasing all noble tribes of Pohya,and a third Héphaistos son of Talós son of Krés might have been the one who founded Phaistos in Kréta forkru and talo-di tribes coming later from there.

See Svensson,Schwed,Normann,Atyhai,Tausig,Hansen,Larsen,Türk ,Grúz,Görög,Hartl and others !