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  • Anders Magnusson (1751 - d.)
  • Bengt Magnusson, Folkunga (1194 - 1237)
    Inte att förväxla med Bengt Magnusson av folkungaättens lagmansgren! Bengt Magnusson (Folkungaätten), död 1237, son till Magnus Minnisköld och Ingrid Ylv...
  • Bengt Magnusson (deceased)
  • Birger Jarl (c.1210 - 1266)
    Archaeological examination of the alleged tomb showed YDNA Haplo group I1-M253 and MtDNA Haplo group H-CRS. Source: Birger jarl , död 1266, statsman, enligt traditionen av Folkungaätt...
  • Carl Magnusson (1860 - d.)

About the Magnusson surname

Our Icelandic grandfather, Einar Jon Magnusson was born Einar Jonsson as the custom is to accept your father's first name plus son or dottir as your surname.

When my grandfather came to Canada if was to work as a fisherman on Lake Winnipeg with his uncle Magnus Magnusson.

Prior to his marriage in 1916, our grandfather changed his surname to Einar Jon Magnusson to honour his Uncle who had provided him with a home with their family, and work with the company.