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Essen Early Origins



The surname Essen was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in the early period of history with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout Europe. The name would later emerge as an influential noble family, having many distinguished branches, and well known for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Essen Spelling Variations


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Essen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Essen, Essendorf, Essendorffer, Essenius, Esser, Esserden, Essellen and many more.

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Essen Early History


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Essen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Essen research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1745 and 1833 are included under the topic Early Essen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Essen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Essen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Essen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Essen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Essen, who settled in Philadelphia in 1811
  • Catharina Essen, who setted in New York, NY in 1849
  • Nartin Huber Essen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1849
  • Catharina Essen, aged 21, who landed in New York, NY in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Nartin Huber Essen, aged 30, who arrived in New York, NY in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Essen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Essen (post 1700)



  • William J. Van Essen, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1922, 1922, 1928, 1930, 1932, 1952; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 35th District, 1926
  • Louis Van Den Essen, American politician, Representative from New York 2nd District, 1982
  • Frederick Essen (1863-1946), American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1912; U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1918-19
  • Viola Essen (1917-1961), American born of Romanian parents, was a dramatic actor
  • David C Van Essen Ph.D., American Edison Professor of Neurobiology and head of the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at Washington University School of Medicine
  • Louis Essen (1908-1997), English physicist, most famous for determining the precise measurement of time and the speed of light

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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  3. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
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The Essen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Essen Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 2 February 2016 at 09:29.

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