Groettum and Gilman Genealogy: Danish Names and Places


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The Danish surnames in this genealogy are connected directly or indirectly through my mother's ancestry. In addition to the surnames being researched, I have listed the county (amt) and parish (sogn) names where my ancestors lived. For information on Danish naming practices, click on the Danish Ancestry link.

Patronymic Names

  • Andersen Andersdatter,
  • Bertelsdatter
  • Brandt
  • Christensen, Christensdatter
  • Froelund
  • Hansdatter
  • Jensen, Jensdatter
  • Nielsen
  • Palmblad
  • Pedersen, Pedersdatter
  • Sorensen, Sorensdatter

Danish Place Names

  • Insted, Ribe
  • Jerne, Skast, Ribe
  • KÝbstad, Ribe, Ribe
  • Varde KÝbstad, Vestre Horne, Ribe
  • Thuesbal, Brorup, Ribe
  • Varde, Malt, Ribe
  • RingkÝbing KÝbstad, Hind, RingkÝbing

Known Locations in America

  • Britton, Marshall County, South Dakota
  • Forman Township, Sargent County, North Dakota
  • Hartland Village, Freeborn County, Minnesota
  • Pine City, Kanabec County, Minnesota
  • Waconia, Carver County, Minnesota
  • Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota