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  • Godred / Guðfriðr Óláfsson (c.1223 - 1238)
    [ Extract: There is evidence to suggest that Óláfr might have had a fourth son named Guðrøðr.[49] For example, the chronicle relates how the governor of Mann, described as a kinsman of Haraldr, fled fr...
  • Gunni Óláfsson (c.1112 - d.)
    Gunni Óláfsson , perhaps the eponymous ancestor of Clan Gunn. 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 havin...
  • Gunni Óláfsson (c.1219 - d.)
    Gunni Óláfsson is said to have been the first chief of Clan Gunn. Traditionally, he was said to have been a younger son of Oláfr the Black , the Norse King of Man and the Isles, who died in 1237. Howev...
  • Gudrod the Black, King of Man & the North Isles (c.1124 - c.1187)
    Gudrod the Black, King of Man & the North Isles Occupation King of Isle of Man, England 1153-1158 and 1164-1187 Son of Olaf I "Morsel", King of Man & the Isles and Ingebjörg Hákonardóttir Not...
  • Harald Óláfsson, king of Man (c.1223 - c.1248)
    Harald Óláfsson, king of Man Son of Olaf II "the Black", King of Isle of Man and A lady of Kintyre Haraldr Óláfsson (born 1223 or 1224; died 1248) was a thirteenth-century King of Mann and the Is...

About the Olafsson surname

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