Olsen (surname)

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Olsen Danish pronunciation: [ˈoːˀlsn̩] is a Danish-Norwegian patronymic surname meaning "son of Ole". The surname Olesen Danish pronunciation: [ˈoːləsn] has a similar origin. The Swedish parallel form is Olsson - "son of Ola". Danish and Norwegian immigrants to English-speaking countries often changed the spelling to Olson in order to accommodate English orthographic rules.

Notable people with the surname include:

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