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Rolfson Name Meaning

Respelling of Norwegian Rolfsen, a patronymic from the personal name Rolf, from Old Norse Hrólfr, a compound of hróðolfr ‘fame’, ‘honor’ + ulfr ‘wolf’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rolison, Rolston, Rowlison, Okeson, Wolfson, Elofson, Tolson, Olafson

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Rolfson Family Origin

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Rolfson Family Occupations

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  • Sailar

    100%

In 1881, the most common Rolfson occupation in Canada was Sailar. 100% of Rolfson's were Sailars.

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Rolfson Historical Records

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Rolfson Life Expectancy

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Famous Rolfson Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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