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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. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    2. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
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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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