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Multiple Origins for the Surname Jessen



Jessen Early Origins



The surname Jessen was first found in Denmark.

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Jessen Spelling Variations


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Jessen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jacobsen, Jakobsen. and others.

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Jessen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jessen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jessen 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:

Jessen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Richard Jessen, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1852

Jessen Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Christoff Jessen, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Francisca Jessen, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jessen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jessen (post 1700)



  • Gianna Jessen (b. 1977), American recording artist
  • Herman Jessen, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1952
  • Herbert Henry Jessen (b. 1898), American politician, Mayor of Summerville, South Carolina, 1925-29; Dorchester County Sheriff, 1929-60; Member of South Carolina State Senate from Dorchester County, 1961-66
  • Ulla Jessen (b. 1946), Danish actress
  • Knud Jessen (1884-1971), Danish botanist and quaternary geologist
  • BÝrge Christian Jessen (1907-1993), Danish mathematician

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Jessen Family Crest Products


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See Also


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See Also




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    4. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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    The Jessen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jessen 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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