Last name: OLSEN

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OLSEN : This last name is indexed 7,237,519 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

OLSEN : 1: Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ole a short form of Olaf Olav (see Olafsen). This surname is the third most common in Norway. It is also established in northeastern England and in northern Germany. Compare Ohlsen Olesen Oleson and Olson.2: German (Ölsen): habitational name from any of several places so named in Saxony Brandenburg and the Rhineland.

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