Ibsen is a Danish surname most commonly associated with the Norwegian playwright and poet Henrik Ibsen (whose family was of Danish origin). The name may also appear as Ebsen. The name is originally a patronymic, meaning "son of Ib" (Ib is a Danish variant of Jacob); however, Henrik Ibsen's family had used the name as a "frozen" patronymic (i.e. a permanent family name) since the 17th century.
Henrik Ibsen's family
- Ibsen (family), including
- Henrik Ibsen
- Suzannah Ibsen, wife of Henrik Ibsen
- Sigurd Ibsen (1859–1930), Norwegian author and politician, son of Henrik and Suzannah Ibsen
- Tancred Ibsen (1893–1978), Norwegian filmmaker and actor, son of Sigurd Ibsen
- Lillebil Ibsen (1899–1989), Norwegian dancer and actress, wife of Tancred Ibsen
Other people named Ibsen
- Ibsen Dana Elcar, actor
- Bjørn Aage Ibsen (1915–2007), Danish anesthetist and inventor of intensive-care medicine
- Michael Ibsen (born 1958), a 17th generation descendant of Anne of York and the 17th great grandnephew of King Richard III of England
- Zak Ibsen, American soccer player
- Ibsen Martinez, Venezuelan journalist and playwright
- The Ibsen Museum (Oslo), dedicated to Henrik Ibsen, completely restored writer's home
- Lake Ibsen, small lake near Leeds in Benson County, North Dakota
- Lake Ibsen Township in Benson County, North Dakota
- Ibsen Award, Norwegian government award to honor a person, organization or institution in art and culture
- Ibsen (crater), crater on the planet Mercury
- Ibsen Prize, prize is awarded playwrights to promote Norwegian drama
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