I Am Norwegian

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    All the Strange Connections

    I am primarily Celt but my Norwegian ancestry is through the Maxwell clan of Scotland who were originally from Norway and given titles and lands in Scotland in times past. I am now learning more about Norway and its people as part of my own ancestral profile.  It came...
    Dragontopia Dragontopia
    46-50
    2 Responses Jun 22, 2009
    Mrshouhou Mrshouhou
    26-30, F
    Jan 26, 2015

    Hei Nordmann Her :)

    Vil bli kjent med andre norsker, bygge et sosialt nettverk :) Arne heter jeg, fra trøndelag, sosial men litt beskjeden. Litt nerd, litt sporty, litt kul, og litt barnslig :P La oss bli kjent :)
    Matrial Matrial
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 24, 2011

    Love Norway

    I plan on moving to Ålesund within the next decade
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Nov 25, 2012

    But Really I'm A Mutt

    My father was from Norway. My mother is Mexican American. How I came out with black hair, dark skin, and blue eyes is a mystery! My father was brilliant in many ways. He was the best father a daughter could ask for. Up until he got sick, he could still scoop me up with one arm...
    illwilledanblueeyed illwilledanblueeyed
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 28, 2010

    Why Do I Feel So Alone?

    I was born into a wonderful God fearing family. I have always believed in the creation of the heavens and the earth, just as God explains it in the bible.But I have always fallen to the sinful life as many of us do.I was more interested in sex, drugs and rock n roll than seeking...
    ElonMadier ElonMadier
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Oct 22, 2011

    My dads side of the family is pure Norwegian

    and I love them. No matter how stubborn they are.
    KatIsCrazy KatIsCrazy
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 22, 2014

    I am over 90% Norwegian,

    I was born in Norway and I live in Norway. I hate tryhard Norwegian Americans who think they're Norwegians. Quit your stupid quasi-Norwegian "traditions" and go be an American.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Jan 15, 2014

    Born and raised. Great country,

    great people, peaceful, quiet and no fighting
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jul 22, 2014

    Norwegian American

    I'm 100 %, born in Minneapolis and now living in Seattle where there are many of us. I have wanted to visit Norway and am hoping to go there in the Summer of 2012. I have been in contact with a few of the "cousins" and am excited to meet them face to face!
    pugetdiver pugetdiver
    51-55, M
    3 Responses May 26, 2011

    I recently found out my roots are from Norway

    on my mom's side. I always thought I was British but I had to do a family tree project for history that went all the way back to the first of our family to arrive in America, and nowhere along the line am I British. Im Norwegian, German, Portugese, and French. :)
    Idealizer Idealizer
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 10, 2014

    My Great-grandfather Was A Larssen!

    My mother's side of the family boasts a connection to the Larssens of Telemark. It is a complex ancestry, Norwegian through this link with the Larssens, and also Catalan, Gascon, Galician and French. Further back I am told I have Danish and Swedish ancestors too! I am Tolosan...
    LaHuitreTare LaHuitreTare
    22-25, F
    Mar 3, 2012
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 11, 2015
    Turid98 Turid98
    16-17, F
    7 Responses Aug 14, 2014

    Several of my ancestors immigrated from Norway,

    but I did a genetic test and it says I'm 70% decended from the British Isles. I'm guessing that probably has something to do with the Viking occupation, although I do have some Scot and English relatives as well.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jun 25, 2014

    My Grandparent's Gift

    I was born in the United States. So were my parents, for that matter. But my grandparents on my mother's side, that is where my culture was born. In this day and age, being only two things (heritage wise) is actually quite rare. My dad and his entire family were all 100% Irish...
    VakreLivet VakreLivet
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2013

    Silent World..o.o

    well, first story on here..  how do i start.mhm.. well. every since 3rd grade my hearing has been slowly disappearing and theres nothing the doctors can do about it.. and now im deaf in both years. Growing up with hearing aids and implants causes a lot of bullying and i got...
    eridan eridan
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 13, 2012

    I was born in May 1992 in Stavanger.

    I lived there all my life until I was twenty. My wunderlust brought me to England then, first to Newcastle, where I lived for three months, and then here to London. I'm 22 now, and a pole dancer at a club in London.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Sep 20, 2014

    I come from a place nobody has heard of in

    Troms. I moved to England 11 years ago when my father got a job in Hull, and now I live and work in Lincolnshire. The timing was bad for me and interrupted my education a bit but I like England very much. The people are amazing, although I miss Norway a lot. The land is too flat...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 7, 2015

    A Drop Of Viking Is In Me

    I am a drop Norwegian. I do energy work, and I found that I have special runes on the sides of my pelvis that indicate viking traits. All Norwegians have special spiritual jobs to do on Earth. Norway plays a special role in Ragnarok and the Final Judgment over mankind. Norway...
    cheesesausage cheesesausage
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Nov 4, 2012

    An Old Norwegian Nursery Rime

    BEDTIME PRAYER All the little birds have gone in their nests to sleep. And out in folds I cannot see sleep the woolly sheep. All the flowers that grow by day pink and blue and white, are just as safe in darkest dark, as in the brightest light. Every child of mine I...
    doctorirwin doctorirwin
    46-50, M
    6 Responses Apr 10, 2009

    Cardamom Is the Best

    I love to make Krumkakes when it's cold out. Even though it's a lot of work (3-4hrs). I use (2) late 1800's cast irons so that I can make one after another. If anyone is nearby they're gone in an instant. Okay, I love them too! They are best made on a cast iron stove or a...
    shikoba shikoba
    46-50, F
    8 Responses Oct 22, 2007

    Im From Norway

    My last name is wilson. wilson comes from norway im only 10 years old.
    jackwil10 jackwil10
    13-15
    1 Response Nov 19, 2012

    I do remember 22/7 and will

    for the rest of my life. It was a tragedy of great proportions. As a nation and people we grew on it!
    SteinHansson SteinHansson
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Aug 24, 2015

    Norwegian By Heart

    This is just something I wrote for one of my college applications this fall and I realized it fits perfectly into this experience! So here you go... Amid the contented hum floating about the room, the kitchen door eases open as my beaming grandma enters. Making her...
    VakreLivet VakreLivet
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 15, 2013

    Syns Det Er Rart

    Hei! Jeg tenkte bare at jeg skulle si at det er ganske rart at nesten alle her i denne gruppen skriver på engelsk. De sier at de er norske, men likevel skrives det på engelsk, hvorfor det?! Men det er ganske stilig at det er en gruppe for normenn her ;-) Heia Norge!
    knight92 knight92
    18-21, F
    5 Responses May 29, 2012

    Mother is from Norway,

    but I was born in America.
    alaskaboy21 alaskaboy21
    22-25, M
    1 Response Nov 9, 2015

    Im Proud.

    Im Proud of who i am.. i am Norwegian from my moms side and Mexican from my dads side..Norway has always held such an awe for me and i cannot wait to visit.ive done much exploration within my family roots and dating them back and finding out where we originated from and our names...
    krazyloki5150 krazyloki5150
    22-25
    1 Response Jul 22, 2011

    Marine Corps Ball!!

    yay ladies ! i can not wait! My marine will be home from his deployment in November i have been waiting for him for 7 months and its finally close :) are any ladies on here going to the ball in January in North Carolina?? its my first one and i am SOOOO excited i have already...
    usmcmissy usmcmissy
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Sep 14, 2011

    My Grandfather Always Loved This One

    "100 Swedes ran through the weeds back to the border of Sweden. 100 Swedes ran through the weeds... chased by one Norwegian!" Nationalist I know... but grandad was a zealot! LOL
    QuixoticKidEternity QuixoticKidEternity
    31-35
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2008

    But if anyone asks,only a little.

    I have Norwegian in me from my Grandma's side of the family on my Mom's side,& I don't even think it's that much,so don't try & give me a Norway quiz or anything,cause I wouldn't do well.LOL.
    AllGhostsToastToast AllGhostsToastToast
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 6, 2015

    Hey, I am not a norwegian.

    However here seems like a good place to do some reacherch. If you know a lot about their culture or your culture (history wise if you can) then please message me, I am writting a book and it is evolving a lot around the viking era and in Norway. Please get back soon! I would...
    hdhdjsj hdhdjsj
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 23, 2014

    I am Norwegian, I live in Aalesund.

    I'm a pretty active person. I train 2 hours a day, but mondays I train 5 hours. I'm 15, and a girl.
    cherrychillz cherrychillz
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Feb 12, 2014
    1gutt27 1gutt27
    36-40, M
    6 Responses Nov 20, 2015

    Grew Up Too Fast, And Then Things Get Worse

    Hello there, thank you for your interest..back drop before the events that lead up too my psyche destruction... My mother is a drunk, so is my dad. So I ended up leaving home at a young age to escape from the drunken bs. dropped out out high school so I could work full time and...
    pandora1981 pandora1981
    26-30, F
    Apr 4, 2012

    The Norwegian Constitutional Day!!!

    The Norwegian Constitution Day is the National Day of Norway and is an official national holiday observed on May 17 each year. Among Norwegians, the day is referred to simply as syttende mai (meaning May Seventeenth), Nasjonaldagen (The National Day) or Grunnlovsdagen (The...
    peanlo peanlo
    18-21, F
    8 Responses May 16, 2011

    Hei!

    Jeg heter Ellen (Solskinn av min bestefar). Mine besteforeldre er fra Telemark. Meg og min elskede døtre prøver å lære norsk. Det ligner på engelsk. Did I butcher that??? My mother is 100% Norske, and my Father half Norske. His other half was...
    SolSkinn SolSkinn
    31-35
    4 Responses Aug 28, 2009

    My Mother Is From Karmoy

    I and my 3 other siblings are half norwegian. we all have been to the island our mother is from and have great and wonderful family living there . It is the land of the Viking Kings . I miss my family there and hope to take my own family there to see how beautiful the country is...
    chrissy9199 chrissy9199
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 31, 2012

    Oslo Is The Best Place In Norway To Live

    I have moved alot around the west coast of Norway, and the weather is allways so bad! It's allways raining, and I really hate water. Now I have moved to the east, to the capital, and I just love the weather! In the summer is sunny, and the rest of the year it doesn't rain that...
    k1kk1 k1kk1
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Feb 26, 2013

    My great grandfathers name was Olaf-Ragnar

    Ingvarson, and he was from Narvik. He met my great grandmother in London during the war.
    Gasquetas Gasquetas
    22-25, F
    Nov 28, 2015

    100 % Here

    Yes, I was born and raised here in Norway and all of my family consists of full-blooded Norwegians as far back as I'm aware of(with the fair exception of my two young nephews, whose dad is American). I was born(and still live) in Bergen, the second largest city in the country...
    Altena Altena
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Sep 21, 2008

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