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lassen Early Origins



The surname lassen was first found in West Prussia and Denmark, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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lassen Spelling Variations


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lassen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lassen, Lasser, Laussen, Larsen, Larson, Larsenn and many more.

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lassen Early History


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lassen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lassen research. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lassen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lassen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lassen Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

lassen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hans Tegholm Lassen, who settled in New York, NY in 1833
  • Hans Tegholm Lassen, who was naturalized in New York city in 1833
  • Dietrich Lassen, who came to New York city in 1851
  • Dieterich Lassen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1851
  • Catharina Lassen, who came to New York, NY in 1852
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

lassen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Caroline Lassen, aged 27, a servant, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dunedin" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name lassen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lassen (post 1700)



  • Peter Lassen, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1898
  • Gregg Lassen, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 18th District, 1992
  • Dorothy P. Lassen, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Cheshire, 1946
  • Amy L. Lassen, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 3rd District, 1996
  • Peter Lassen (1800-1859), Danish-American rancher, prospector and explorer eponym of Lassen County, California, Lassen Peak and Lassen Volcanic National Park
  • Niels A. Lassen (1926-1997), Danish medical researcher
  • Inger Lassen (1911-1957), Danish film actress
  • Clyde Everett Lassen (1942-1994), United States Navy aviator and Medal of Honor recipient
  • Eduard Lassen (1830-1904), Belgian composer
  • Christian Lassen (1800-1876), Norwegian orientalist
  • ... (Another 1 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



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    9. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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    The lassen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lassen 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 23 September 2010 at 15:36.

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