Tomi Lahren

by bearboy on March 21, 2017

Place of Birth: Rapid City, South Dakota, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 11, 1992

Ethnicity: German, Norwegian

Tomi Lahren is an American television and online video host, and conservative political commentator.

Tomi is the daughter of Trudy (Dietrich) and Kevin Lahren.

On her mother’s side, Tomi is the granddaughter of Wayne A. Dietrich (the son of Julius Melvin Dietrich and Edna M. Schlaht) and Jan. Julius was the son of Constantine Dietrich and Paulina Lydia Dockter. Edna was the daughter of Jacob Schlaht and Christine Hertel.

Sources: Genealogy of Tomi Lahren (focusing on her mother’s side) –

Obituary of Tomi’s maternal grandfather, Wayne A. Dietrich –


Hannah John-Kamen

by stlucas on March 8, 2017

Birth Name: Hannah Dominique E. John-Kamen

Place of Birth: Beverley, Yorkshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: September 6, 1989

*Nigerian (father)
*Norwegian (mother)

Hannah John-Kamen is a British actress. She was born in Anlaby, East Yorkshire, the daughter of a forensic psychologist and a fashion model.

Hannah’s father is Nigerian. Hannah’s mother is Norwegian.


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Tori Praver

by stlucas on March 6, 2017

Birth Name: Victoria Syde Praver

Place of Birth: San Diego, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 4, 1987

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Italian, Norwegian, German, Czech/Bohemian, some Dutch (mother)

Tori Praver is an American model and swimwear fashion designer. She was born in San Diego, California, the daughter of Lori J. (Boggio) and Stephen L. Praver. She had a brother, Ryan. Tori was raised in Maui, Hawaii, U.S. Tori is married to surfer, model, photographer, and independent filmmaker Danny Fuller. They have two children.

Tori’s paternal grandfather was Edwin Praver (the son of Albert Praver and Eve/Eva). The surname “Praver” can be traced back to Galicia (now Poland/Ukraine). Albert was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents. Eva was also born in New York, also to Russian Jews.

Tori’s paternal grandmother was Joan L. Rauch (the daughter of Benjamin G. Rauch and Syde). Benjamin was born in New York, to Austrian Jewish parents. Syde was also Jewish, and was born in New York, to a father from Russia and a mother from New York.

Tori’s maternal grandfather was Joseph” Joe” Louis Boggio. He had Italian ancestry.

Tori’s maternal grandmother was Barbara Ann Bergsrud (the daughter of Burton Andrew Bergsrud and Irma Zita Hinker). Burton was born in Iowa, to a Norwegian father, Hans Bergsrud, and a first-generation American mother, Anna G., whose parents hailed from Norway. Irma’s father, John Henry Huinker/Hinker, was born in Iowa, of mostly German, and some Dutch, descent, with German roots in North Rhine-Westphalia. Irma’s mother, Tori’s great-great-grandmother Rose, was born in Iowa, to Bohemian parents, Frederick Houdek and Kathryn Houska.

Sources: Birth certificate of Tori Praver –

Obituary of Tori’s brother, Ryan B. Praver –

Tori’s surname origin –

Engagement announcement of Tori’s paternal grandparents, Edwin Praver and Joan L. Rauch –

Tori’s paternal grandfather, Edwin Praver, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Tori’s paternal grandmother, Joan L. Rauch, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Tori’s maternal grandfather, Joseph “Joe” L. Boggio –

Genealogy of Tori’s mother’s family –

Photo by kathclick/


Kelly Carlson

by madman on March 6, 2017

Birth Name: Kelly Lee Carlson

Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

Date of Birth: February 17, 1976

*43.75% Swedish (approximately)
*25% German
*12.5% English
*12.5% Irish
*6.25% Norwegian

Kelly Carlson is an American actress and model.

Kelly is the daughter of Mary Joanne (Magnus) and Lee Dixon Carlson. Her father is of three quarters Swedish and one quarter English descent. Her mother’s ancestry is one half German and one quarter Irish, with the rest being Norwegian and Swedish.

Kelly’s paternal grandparents were Walter Marion Carlson (the son of Carl Gustaf Carlson and Emma Kristina Johansdotter). Carl was born in Växjö, Sweden, the son of Jonas Carlson and Maria Carlsdotter. Emma was born in Tolg, Sweden, the daughter of Johan Pehrsson and Maria Petersdotter.

Kelly’s paternal grandmother was Alice Dixon (the daughter of Bernard Elmore Dixon and Mary Louise Erickson). Bernard was born in Maine, the son of Samuel A. Dixon and Sarah Ann Hanscom, and had English ancestry. Mary was Swedish.

Kelly’s maternal grandfather was James Clarence Magnus (the son of Clarence Anthony Magnus and Marie Barbara Culnane). Clarence was the son of Anthony Magnus, who was born in Norway, and Helena Clausen, who was born in Norway, to Swedish parents, and might have had some Norwegian ancestry. Marie was born in Minnesota, to Michael J. Culnane, whose parents were Irish, and Mary Burke, who was Irish.

Kelly’s maternal grandmother was Geraldine Gladys Watzl (the daughter of Frank Edward Watzl and Laura C.). Frank was the son of German parents, Frank Watzel and Matilda. Laura’s parents were also German.

Sources: Genealogy of Kelly’s paternal grandfather, Walter Marion Carlson –

Kelly’s paternal grandfather, Walter Marion Carlson, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Kelly’s paternal great-grandfather, Bernard Elmore Dixon, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

Kelly’s maternal great-grandfather, Clarence Anthony Magnus, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Kelly’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Helena Clausen –

Kelly’s maternal great-grandmother, Marie Barbara Culnane, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Kelly’s maternal grandmother, Geraldine Gladys Watzl, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Photo by Starfrenzy/


Dustin Byfuglien

by vilgotaan on March 5, 2017

Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 27, 1985

*African-American (father)
*Norwegian, possibly Swedish (mother)

Dustin Byfuglien is an American professional ice hockey player.

Dustin was born to Rick Spencer an African-American and to Cheryl Byfuglien who is of Norwegian descent. He is also said to be of part Swedish origin.

The surname “Byfuglien” is of Norwegian origin.