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Multiple Origins for the Surname Hesse


German


The surname Hesse is derived from the Germanic tribe of the Hessians.

Hesse Early Origins



The surname Hesse was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Hesse Spelling Variations


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Hesse Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hess, Hesse, Esse, Hessel, Hesselin, Hesso, Hesler and many more.

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Hesse Early History


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Hesse Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hesse research. Another 283 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1416, 1584, 1764, 1790, 1791 and 1854 are included under the topic Early Hesse History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hesse Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hesse Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hesse 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:

Hesse Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Friedrich Hesse, aged 21, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Johannes Hesse, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1773
  • David Hesse, who landed in America in 1778
  • Johann Hesse, who landed in America in 1783

Hesse Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Kasemir Hesse, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1802
  • Arnold Hesse, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1803
  • Aug Christ Hesse, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804
  • Christ Jacob Hesse, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1804
  • Charles Henry Hesse, who arrived in Maryland in 1838
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hesse Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Carl Jacob Hesse, who landed in Alabama in 1926

Hesse Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Jacob Hesse U.E. who settled in Ernest Town [Ernestown], Lennox & Addington, Ontario c. 1786 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Hesse Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • H. Hesse, aged 28, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Hermann von Beckerath" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HERMANN VON BECKERATH 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847HermanVonBeckerath.htm

Hesse Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • August Adolph Albert Hesse, aged 27, a gardener, arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Slains Castle" in 1841
  • Pauline Hesse, aged 23, arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Slains Castle" in 1841
  • Ellis Hesse, aged 2, arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Slains Castle" in 1841
  • Edwin Hesse, aged 10 months, arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Slains Castle" in 1841

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hesse (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hesse (post 1700)



  • Eva Hesse (1936-1970), German-born American sculptor
  • W. R. Hesse, American Republican politician, Candidate for West Virginia State House of Delegates from Fayette County, 1972
  • John E. Hesse, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 10th District, 1930
  • J. F. Hesse, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1924; Mayor of Las Vegas, Nevada, 1925-31
  • Isobel M. Hesse, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988
  • Henry J. Hesse, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1888
  • Fred Hesse, American politician, Candidate for Borough President of Queens, New York, 1921
  • Dewey H. Hesse, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 22nd District, 1942
  • Kai Hesse (b. 1985), German footballer
  • Judith Hesse (b. 1982), German speed-skater at the 2006 Winter Olympics
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HERMANN VON BECKERATH 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847HermanVonBeckerath.htm

Other References

  1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  5. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
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The Hesse Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hesse 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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