Claussen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Claussen family

The surname Claussen was first found in Languedoc, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.

Early History of the Claussen family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Claussen research. Another 314 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1500, 1527, 1668, 1669, 1702, 1754, 1766, 1807, 1814, 1809 and 1814 are included under the topic Early Claussen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Claussen Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Clausel, Clauzel, Clauselle, Clausèle, Clauzèle, Clauzelle, Closel, Closèle, Closelle, Clozel, Clozèle, Clozelle, Claussel, Claussèle, Clausselle, Clossel, Clossèle, Closselle, de Clausel, de Clauzel, de Clauselle, de Clausèle, de Clauzèle, de Clauzelle, de Closel, de Closèle, de Closelle, de Clozel, de Clozèle, de Clozelle, Clausen, Claussen and many more.

Early Notables of the Claussen family (pre 1700)

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United States Claussen migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Claussen Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Chaterine Claussen, who settled in Philadelphia in 1796
  • Catherine Claussen, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1796 [1]
Claussen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • J C Claussen, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1844 [1]
  • Hans Reimer Claussen, who arrived in Iowa in 1850 [1]
  • F. C. Claussen, who settled in New York in 1850
  • Frederick William Claussen, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1856 [1]
  • Johanne Claussen, aged 24, who arrived in New York, NY in 1879 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Australia Claussen migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Claussen Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Johann Heinrich Claussen, a clerk, who arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Alfred" [2]
  • J.H. Claussen, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Steinwaerder" [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Claussen (post 1700) +

  • William J. Claussen, American politician, Village President of Riverdale, Illinois, 1935-42 [4]
  • Henry P. Claussen, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888 [4]
  • George C. Claussen (b. 1882), American Republican politician, Clinton County Attorney, 1915-18; Municipal judge in Iowa, 1918; Justice of Iowa State Supreme Court, 1932, 1933-34 [4]
  • Florence Gifford Claussen (1897-1975), American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948; Member of Massachusetts Republican State Central Committee, 1949 [4]
  • Ernest Claussen, American politician, Mayor of Davenport, Iowa, 1884-89 [4]
  • Charles Claussen, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1964 [4]
  • Brandon Allen Falker Claussen (b. 1979), American Major League Baseball starting pitcher
  • Gro Pedersen Claussen (b. 1941), Norwegian graphic designer at the earthenware factory Stavangerflint
  • Frank Claussen (b. 1976), Norwegian heavy metal guitarist
  • Andreas Claussen (1883-1957), Norwegian barrister, civil servant and politician
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ALFRED 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Alfred.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) STEINWARDER 1849 aka STEINWAERDER. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Steinwarder.htm
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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