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Olafsson Genealogy and Olafsson Family History Information

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  • Dan "The Proud" Olafsson, "The Proud" (412 - d.)
    Dan "the proud" ("Dan den hovmodige"), king in Denmark. Basics Father: Olaf the humble (Olaf den beskjedne) Mother: Dampi (undocumented) Wife: Gytha (undocumented, may be the result of a merg...
  • Gunni Óláfsson (c.1112 - d.)
    He spent much of his life at Duncansby Head on the Scottish mainland in his father's home. About 1150, Jarl Harald outlawed Gunni for having an illegitimate son with Margaret, Countess of Atholl. His b...
  • Gudrod the Black, King of Man & the North Isles (c.1124 - c.1187)
    Occupation King of Isle of Man, England 1153-1158 and 1164-1187 Alias/AKA Gudröd IV -------------------- Gudröd II OLOFSSON Yrke: Kung på Isle of Man, England 1153-1158 o...
  • Halfdan Olafsson «Whiteshanks» Kvitbein (c.675 - c.718)
    Halvdan Olavsson "Whiteshanks" Kvitbein, King of Solør / Hedmark / Toten / Hadeland / Vestfold (Norway) -------------- Halvdan Kvitbein (Olavsson) (Hálfdan hvítbeinn) ca 710, P...
  • Harald Olafsson, King of Man and the Isles (1220 - c.1248)
    Harald ascended the throne at age 14 and refused to acknowledge King Haakon IV of Norway, who threatened to dethrone him. He had a change of heart, then spending 2 years at Haakon's court. When he retu...

About the Olafsson surname

Olafsson is a Scandinavian patronymic meaning "son of Olaf".